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SAVE THE DATE: Athletes Without Limits US Team Trip to 2023 Virtus Global Games (France)

June 4, 2023 - June 10, 2023

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In June 2023 more than one thousand of the best athletes from around the world will compete in the quadrennial Virtus Global Games, hosted in Vichy, France for seven days of elite multi-sport competition.

The Games is the World Championships for athletes with an intellectual impairment in nine ports: Basketball, Cycling, Futsal, Rowing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis and Track & Field.

In the three Paralympic sports open to athletes with Virtus II1 Intellectual Impairment—Swimming, Table Tennis, and Track & Field —the event is sanctioned by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and a qualifier toward Paralympic Team selection.

Eligibility and qualification guidelines for the Athletes Without Limits US Teams will be posted on our USA Team Global Games page closer to the event as more details become available.

Qualification Times:
Minimum qualification times for sports that require them (swimming, track & field) have not yet been posted for the 2023 Global Games. In the mean time athletes and their coaches can review the 2019 Global Games qualifying times and results below for an idea of the competitive level of Virtus World Championships.

2019 Global Games SWIM Qualifying Times (For reference)
2019 Global Games SWIM Results

2019 Global Games TRACK & FIELD Qualifying Times (For reference)
2019 Global Games TRACK & FIELD Results

2019 Global Games Results (All Sports)

Athletes Without Limits will post 2023 Global Games qualification times and additional details specific to US athletes as we learn more from the Virtus hosts closer to the event.

Interested US Swimmers who do not already have International level Virtus eligibility can learn more and apply from the Athletes Without Limits Eligibility page

Learn more about the event on the Official Games Website: www.gg2023.org


June 4, 2023
June 10, 2023
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