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2015 Inas Global Games (Ecuador)
September 20, 2015 - September 27, 2015
The Global Games are the Inas World Championships for all sports and will include over 1000 athletes competing in nine sports from over 30 countries. Athletes Without Limits is proud to be taking a delegation of top US athletes who have met the high qualification standards in their sport to compete in Quito, Ecuador this September.
Athletes Without Limits took the first US Team ever to compete at the Inas Global Games to the Czech Republic in 2009, and again the 2011 Global Games in Italy. To date, the US has only medaled in two sports at an Inas World Championship Event: Cycling and Tennis, but we plan to change that in 2015!
Eligibility: The deadline to complete the Inas/IPC eligibility application has passed for this invitational event based on athletes meeting both the eligibility criteria and performance times. Athletes must have already completed the athlete eligibility process and be competing at a high level in their sport. If you are a US athletes already on the Inas Master List who meets the qualification times/standards for your sport and did not receive an invitation to compete, please contact us at info “at” athleteswithoutlimits.org.
Travel & Costs: Information on costs, venues, travel and coaching will be provided directly to athletes closer to the event.
Sports: The event marks the Inas World Championships for all sports. Athletics, Swimming and Table Tennis are also qualifying events for the 2016 Paralympics since these sports were re-included by the IPC in 2010. The US Team will be competing in the sports below.
- Paralympic Athletics/Track & Field: Events/Qualifications
- Basketball: Events *The first US National Team based in Houston is currently training for this event.
- Cycling: Events/Qualifications
- Rowing: Events/Qualifications
- Paralympic Swimming: Events/Qualifications
- Paralypmic Table Tennis: Events/Qualifications
- Taikwondo Demonstration: Events/Qualifications
- Tennis: Events/Qualifications