Eligibility/Who can participate


Nordic Para Athletics Championships 2023 is open for all Nordic athletes with an eligible disability. There are no entry standards. Please contact your NPC for further information.


All athletes need a valid classification to participate, either an international World Para Athletics sport classification, a national classification or a simplified classification.

World Para Athletics Sport Classification

Athletes with international competition license.

National Classification

Athletes with any sort of national classification, regardless of sport.

Simplified Classification

If you don’t yet have any sport classification, you will need a confirmation of your disability from your medical doctor. All athletes with simplified classification must submit medical document done by medical doctor together with your entry. Please contact your NPC contact person in order to obtain the correct documents to bring for examination.

Open Class

There will be Open class events during the Championships. Open class refers to no medical classification necessary. If available space in existing events, we will consider open class entries to fill up the event.

We will also based on entries before deadline, allocate separate events for Open Class only.

For competing in Open Class, there are no minimum entry standards and no need to be a track & field athlete to participate. Minimum understanding of the athletics rules is mandatory.