Athletics

T47 (T45/46/47)


Movement and coordination mildly affected in one arm.

Moderately affected movement and coordination in one forearm.

The absence of one arm.

The absence of one forearm.

The absence of both forearms.

 


T47 is for athletes with movement affected at a low to moderate degree in one arm or the absence of limbs.

LONG JUMP

Long jumpers adjust for asymmetric upper body balance, which can influence their choice of take-off leg.

TRIPLE JUMP

Triple jumpers adjust for asymmetric upper body balance, which affects the power distribution through the running cycle on the run-up and hop, step and jump.

HIGH JUMP

High jumpers adjust for asymmetric upper body balance, which affects power distribution in the running cycle on the run-up and take-off.