The 2013 Inas World Swimming Championships will take place in New Caledonia in the South Pacific, under the auspices of the French national member organisation FFSA.
The closing date for first entry information is 10th March 2013 and the final entry deadline is 15th April 2013 (this is the date by which all swimmers must appear on the Inas Master List).
Athletes with an intellectual disability recently met Ecuadorian Minister of Sports, Jose Francisco Cevallos, who following the confirmation that the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador will host the 4th Inas Global Games in 2015.
The Inas Open European Cross Country Athletics Championships will take place in the Champagne region of France. The final closing date is 5th November, and all athletes must appear on the Inas Master List no later than this date.
It builds on the 2012 programme which included Long Jump, Shot and 1500m and continues the process of re-inclusion of athletes with an intellectual disability into the Games. The Inas/IPC research group, established in 2007, will be responsible for developing a sports-classification system over the coming months to support inclusion.