SIVUS India and Virtus Asia to organise webinar on athlete eligibility


SIVUS INDIA with VIRTUS ASIA is organising a webinar on eligibility for athletes with an intellectual impairment.

The aim and objective of the webinar is to highlight, create awareness and educate about the importance and procedure of eligibility in Virtus and parasport and will feature presentations by Virtus Head of Eligibility, Prof. Jan Burns MBE.

Eligibility is a critical component of the classification process and the webinar will help and guide athletes, parents, special educators, coaches and professionals to understand the process.

It takes place over two days – 17th and 18th March from 2:30pm to 5:30pm IST (GMT +5:30)

Day 1: 17th March- Parents, Siblings, Volunteers kindly register for Day one.

Day 2: 18th March- Professionals (Psychologists, Special Educators, Coaches)


  1. Virtus Head of Eligibility- Prof. Jan Burns
  2. CEO of SIVUS India- Mr. Aaron Benjamin

Link for Registration –

*Note- If a parent is also a special educator/psychologist/coach, they can register for Day two as well.

The webinar is open to all for registration.

If you have any questions, kindly write to before the 18th of March, 2022 and they will address the questions in the webinar.