The French Federation of Adapted Sport today has more than 65,000 members, which makes it the largest federation of disabled athletes in France. The French Handisport Federation (FFH) has 36,000 members.
The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games will include 18 events open to people with mental disabilities: 8 in swimming, 8 in athletics and 2 in table tennis.
At the 2019 Global Games in Brisbane (Australia), new classifications have been introduced for categories not yet eligible for the Paralympic programme. They will be repeated during the 2023 edition in Vichy.
To date, nearly 50 nations registered for the Global Games 2023, which represents more than 800 athletes and 400 supervisors.