The latest news from the President of Inas
This is the final week for delegates to register their attendance at the 2011 Inas Conference and General Assembly which takes place in Canberra, Australia next month.
The conference will provide updates on sports classification and doping control together with a chance to help shape future sports policy and the discuss the future direction of the organisation.
Two more World Records have fallen on the second competition day of the Inas Open European Indoor Athletics Championships taking place in Helsinki, Finland.
In the Women’s 60 meters hurdles, Vanessa Lutonto (The Netherlands) set a new world record with a result of 10,06sec whilst Mikela Ristoski (Croatia) recrded her second world record of the event when she won the Long Jump with a result 5.28m.
Athletes have begun to arrive in Helsinki, Finland today in preparation for the 2011 Inas Open European Indoor Athletics Championships which take place this weekend.
More than 80 athletes representing 14 nations will participate in the event, which is organised by the Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities in partnership with Helsingin Kisa-Veikot sports club
On behalf of everybody within the Inas organisation, Dr Bob Price (President) would like to express condolences to the people of Japan who have been affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.
Inas and FISDIR (organisers) are pleased to announce that Indoor Rowing has been added to the programme of the 3rd Global Games which takes place in Italy later this year. The event will comprise the 3rd World Championships and is in addition to the water-rowing event which takes place as a demonstration sport.
Details of the 2011 Danish Open Swimming Championships are now available, hosted by DHIF.