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Countries

Countries

Wheelchair fencing has grown from one country competing at the International Stoke Mandeville Games in 1954, to 14 winning at least one medal each at the Rio 2016 Paralympics and many more sending athletes.


On a national level, the sport is managed by fencing or sport federations and National Paralympic Committees. These organisation are responsible for recruiting and developing athletes, preparing them for the different level of competitions that take place around the world.

Countries can participate in competitions sanctioned by IWAS Wheelchair Fencing,
through membership of IWAS.

IWAS Wheelchair Fencing countries are members that have sent at least one fencer to an official and sanctioned IWAS Wheelchair Fencing competition in the last two fencing seasons (including the current season).

Therefore, these members are permitted to send delegates to the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing Sport Assembly, nominate candidates, put forward motions and vote in elections and for motions. All other IWAS members are allowed to take part as non-voting observers at the Sport Assembly.

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wheelchair fencing countries

Americas

Argentina

Argentine Federacion de deportes Sobre Silla de Ruedas (FADISIR)

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Full member

Brazil

Brazillian Paralympic Committee

www.brasilparaolimpico.org.br presidencia@cpb.org.br

Full member

Wheelchair Fencing - Brazilian Fencing Federation

Website

Canada

Canadian Fencing Federation

Secondary member

Colombia

Colombia - FEDESIR

Full member

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Fencing Federation

Developing member

Uruguay

Uruguay Fencing Federation

Website Email Instagram Facebook

Developing member

USA

Move United

Website

Full member

Wheelchair fencing - USA Fencing

Email Website Facebook

Venezuela

Venezuela Fencing Federation

Full member

Asia

China

Chinese Disabled Persons Federation

Full member

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Paralympic Committee

Website Email Facebook Instagram

Full member

Indonesia

Indonesia NPC

Full member

India

Secondary member

Iraq

Iraqi NPC

iraq_pc2003@yahoo.com

Full member

Iraq Wheelchair Fencing Federation

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Japan

Japanese Paralympic Committee

www.jsad.or.jp jpc99@jsad.or.jp

Full member

Wheelchair fencing - Japan Para Fencing Association

Email

Kuwait

Kuwait Paralympic Committee

Email

Full member

Libya

Libya NPC

Full member

Macau

MACAU-CHINA PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE & Macau China Paralympic Committee and Macau - China Recreation and Sports Association for the Disabled

Email

Full member

Malaysia

Malaysia - Persatuan Orang-Orang Cacat Anggota

www.pocam.org mypocam.mal@gmail.com

Full member

Mongolia

Mongolia NPC

Email

Full member

Wheelchair Fencing - Mongolia Wheelchair Fencing

Email

South Korea

Korea Disabled Veterans Organisation

www.kdvsc.or.kr hyunkyu.moon@kdvsc.or.kr

Full member

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei Paralympic Committee

Website Email Instagram

Full member

Thailand

Thailand - Sports Association of the Disabled of Thailand

Website Email Facebook

Full member

Africa

Nigeria

Nigeria NPC

Email Website

Full member

Europe

Austria

Austrian Sports Federation for Disabled

Website Email Facebook

Full member

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan NPC

Email Website Facebook

Full member

Belarus

Belarus NPC

Full member

Belgium

Belgian Paralympic Committee

Email

Full member

Estonia

Estonian National Paralympic Committee

www.paralympic.ee paralympic@paralympic.ee

Full member

Finland

Finnish Paralympic Committee

toimisto@paralympia.fi

Full member

France

Federation Francaise Handisport

www.handisport.org international@handisport.org

Full member

Great Britain

Wheelpower

Full member

Wheelchair fencing - British Fencing

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Greece

Hellenic Sports Federation for Persons with Disabilities

www.eaom-amea.gr hellenic_sfpd@eaom-amea.gr

Full member

Georgia

Georgian NPC

Email Website

Full member

Germany

Germany NPC - Deutscher Behindertensportverband e.V

www.dbs-npc.de hartleb@dbs-npc.de

Full member

Hungary

Hungarian NPC

Website Email

Full member

Israel

Israel Paralympic Committee

office@isad.org.il

Full member

Italy

Italian Paralympic Committee

www.comitatoparalimpico.it sport@comitatoparalimpico.it

Full member

Latvia

Latvian SOD

lcktsf@inbox.lv

Full member

Lithuania

Lithuanian Sports Federation for the Disabled

Full member

Netherlands

Onbeperkt Sportief

Full member

Norway

Email

Full member

Poland

Polish Sports Association for the Disabled

Email Website Facebook

Full member

Russia

Russian Federation of Sports with Physical Impairment

www.paralymp.ru npcrus@paralymp.ru

Full member

Spain

Spanish Sports Federation for People with Physical Disabilities (FEDDF)

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Full member

Switzerland

Switzerland: Wheelchair Sport Switzerland

www.spv.ch andreas.heiniger@spv.ch

Full member

Turkey

National Paralympic Committee of Turkey

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Full member

Ukraine

Ukraine National Paralympic Committee

Email Website Facebook

Full member

Oceania

Australia

Disability Sport Australia

info@sports.org.au

Full member

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