Chairperson of the Governing Board, First Vice-President of the Russian Paralympic Committee, IWAS Vice-President Pavel Rozhkov took part in the IWAS Executive Committee meeting via video conference call.
The meeting was chaired by IWAS President Rudy van den Abbeele.
Rudy van den Abbeele, who was part of the team developing the new Code, reported on the IPC 2015 revision of the 2015 IPC Classification Code.
The Code provides policies and procedures for Paralympic classification that should be common to all sports and the Paralympic Games.
At this stage, it is envisaged that the new Code will enter into force in January 2025 for summer sports and in July 2026 for winter sports.
The issues of organizing and holding regional wheelchair fencing championships were also considered, including the European Championship, the Guttmann Games and the IWAS World Games in 2021, etc.