Italy, France to host rowing, cross-country Worlds

28th September 2017

Male rowers from Italy

The International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) has added indoor rowing and cross-country running to its 2017 World Championships calendar.

The 2017 INAS World Indoor Rowing Championships will take place in Gavirate, Italy, from 25-26 November. Featuring six medal events, athletes will compete for individual and mixed relay medals over 500m and 1,000m.


 

Kirienkova claims historic para Equestrian title

27th September 2017

A Russian equestrian rides her horse

Russia’s Ekatarina Kirienkova has become the first equestrian to win an International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) title.

Riding Lady Lux, Kirienkova claimed first place in an INAS Para Equestrian Video Competition.


 

Paralympic Movement launches fundraising campaign for Mexico

26th September 2017

Logo of the International Paralympic CommitteeBy the International Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and its development arm, the Agitos Foundation, have launched a global fundraising campaign to support UNICEF’s humanitarian efforts in Mexico following the recent devastating earthquake.

Donations to the fund can be made via Crowdrise. 


 

Statement on 2017 INAS Swimming Championships

20th September 2017

The International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport logo

 

 

The International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) has confirmed that the 2017 INAS Swimming Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, will go ahead as planned from 27 November – 4 December.


 

Sponsorship and fundraising Governing Board Member required

19th September 2017

The International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) is searching for a voluntary Governing Board member to assist with sponsorship and fundraising activities.

Following a review of its Governing Board structure, INAS is interested to hear from you if you can make a substantial impact.


 

#SupportTheBest: INAS to hold charity dinner, auction

14th September 2017

A flyer for a fundraising event for the International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) is to hold an auction and dinner at the Copthorne Hotel in Sheffield, Great Britain on 23 November.


 

Udine prepares for half marathon Euros

14th September 2017
Three distance Italian distance runners< Alex Holtz, Fabrizio Vallone and Alessandro Tomaiuolo

Credit: Emanuele Antonio Minerva, Mauro Ficerai

The picturesque Italian city of Udine will host the first International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) European Half Marathon Championships since 2011 on Sunday (17 September).


 

Tomaiuolo targets half marathon medal on home soil

14th September 2017
Alessandro Tomaiuolo runs on the track

Credit: Mauro Ficerai

Italy’s Alessandro Tomaiuolo is relishing the prospect of competing at his home International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) European Half Marathon Championships in Udine where he is targeting his first major medal.

The race, which takes place on Sunday (17 September), will be contested as part of the prestigious Udine Marathon.


 

Australia enter historic first equestrian

13th September 2017

A para-equestrian rider, Sui Watts, rides her horse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport and Sport Inclusion Australia

Sui Watts has become the first Australian to enter an International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) equestrian competition.


 

Azevedo targets ‘missing’ European half marathon title

13th September 2017
Portugal's Jose Azevedo raises his hand in the air to celebrate as he crosses the finish line

Credit: ANDDI

Portugal’s world champion Jose Azevedo will line-up at the 2017 International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) European Half Marathon Championships in Udine, Italy, on Sunday (17 September) determined to fill the one empty space in his trophy cabinet.