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Agitos Foundation

    Proud Paralympian

    a group of children meet with para athletes © • Agitos Foundation

    Athletes are the heart of the Paralympic Movement.

    Proud Paralympian is for Paralympians and Para athletes who aspire to compete at the Paralympic Games.

    It aims to inspire and educate athletes to be the best they can be, both on and off the field of play. You can take part in workshops and activities at competitions and events that can help you to achieve your best.


    The Paralympic Movement

    Athlete Health and Wellbeing

    Dual Career Strategy


    Human Rights

    Working With The Media

    You can get involved with Proud Paralympian activities at Paralympic Games, youth Regional Games, youth World Championships and athlete forums/conferences. Paralympians are trained as Proud Paralympian leaders to deliver workshops and activities to reach out to Para athletes.


    KNOW IT!

    Know the Paralympic values and foundation of the Movement.

    Respect your body and its limits.

    Have an exit strategy from sport towards a career.

    Know your rights as an athlete and citizen.

    LIVE IT!

    Always give your best on and off the field of play.

    Say no to doping.

    Respect the rules, opponents and fans.

    Be a role model.

    Take part in athlete elections; get involved in running your sport


    Be skilled in social and traditional media.

    Find ways to talk about your experiences and share your knowledge with others.

    Proud Paralympian relaunched at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where more than 2000 athletes took part. Athletes who registered to receive information about Proud Paralympian will receive regular updates about activities and ways to get involved in the future.

    Worldwide Paralympic Partners
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    Go to Panasonic partner page
    Go to Samsung partner page
    Go to Toyota partner page
    Go to Visa partner page
    International Partners
    Go to Allianz partner page
    Go to BP partner page
    Go to Citi partner page