2023 IBSA World Games for Visually Impaired Birmingham England
Author: International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games | Contact: ibsagames2023.co.uk
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Additional References: Disability Sports News Publications
Synopsis: Birmingham, England is gearing up to welcome the world’s largest sporting event for blind and partially sighted athletes to the UK for the first time. Organizers predict that the World Games will be the largest gathering of blind athletes ever brought to the UK and the largest blind sporting event in the world in 2023. There are many sports that people wrongly think blind and partially sighted people cannot participate in, and hopefully, the Games will challenge these misconceptions.
2023 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games
The 2023 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games is the largest high-level international event for athletes with visual impairment, with over 1250 competitors from 70 nations. Due to take place from 18-27 August 2023, held at the University of Birmingham, across the Edgbaston and wider region. The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has represented and developed athletes and sports for people with visual impairments for 40 years.
Less than six months until the global sporting event arrives in Birmingham in the UK first. The [...]