Introduction to Para-Badminton

Para-Badminton Inclusion Process History

When

What

2008

BWF puts para-badminton as a priority

2009

BWF bid to IPC for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games

2010

BWF becomes an IPC Recognized International Organization

2011

Para-badminton is integrated into the BWF and significant increase in funding and a clear and strategic approach was made

2012

Para-badminton is integrated into the BWF Strategic Plan – 2012 – 2016 and a new classification structure was produced

2013

General Competition Regulations for para-badminton agreed

September 2013

IPC confirms criteria / process for selection of 2020 sports

March 2014

BWF submits proposal to the IPC

October 2014

IPC selects para-badminton for the 2020