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2009 Inas Global Games (Czech Republic)

July 4, 2009 - July 15, 2009

The Global Games are the Inas World Championships and 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.

Global Games is an Olympic-style, open competition that includes Athletics (Track & Field, Cross Country), Cycling, Basketball, Futsal (indoor soccer), Rowing (indoor demonstration), Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, and Judo (demonstration). Each sport follows the rules of its official international governing body. For example cycling events are officiated by UCI officials following UCI rules and distances.

To date over 1,300 athletes from 33 countries have already registered to compete. Athletes, coaches and staff will stay in host accommodations (dorms) and will share meals and other cultural experiences with other teams from around the World.

Travel & Costs: Athletes Without Limits will be covering airfare for athletes. Information on costs, venues, travel and coaching will be provided directly to families.

Eligibility: Athletes must meet the Inas Eligibility Criteria and complete the application process with Athletes Without Limits.

Time Standards: Some sports (such as swimming) require time standards. Visit the Global Games website for sport by sport requirements or contact us for information.

Registration deadline: Athletes Without Limits must receive the INAS Eigibility Application no later than April 1, 2009 to complete the registration process in time for Global Games. We strongly encourage you to submit your application as early as possible to ensure your eligibility can be confirmed in time. Athletes, coaches and parents/guardians who intend to travel should apply for a passport (if needed) as early as possible.

Results: Visit our newsroom for updates. The US Team will have athletes competing in Cycling, Rowing and Swimming.


July 4, 2009
July 15, 2009
Event Category:


Global Games CZ
Liberec, Czech Republic


Virtus: World Intellectual Impairment Sport (formerly Inas)