The Master List is a list of athletes who can compete at Virtus: World Intellectual Impairment Sport competitions. These are athletes who have completed the athlete eligibility check and can be considered to compete.
Depending on the sport, some athletes can then go on to be classified for the Paralympic Games. However this is a separate process carried out by World Para Athletics, World Para Swimming or the International Table Tennis Federation.
How Does An Athlete Get On The Master List?
An athlete who wants to compete at a high level must first contact their national Member organisation. They will then take them through the application and evidence process. This is then sent to the World Intellectual Impairment Sport Eligibility Committee.
More information about the eligibility process can be found in the eligibility and classification section.