Para Taekwondo is open to athletes with a physical, intellectual, vision and hearing impairment. Athletes are required to submit medical reports and meet the minimum impairment criteria in order to compete.
The following is a summary of the eligible hearing impairments and Minimum Impairment Criteria (MIC) to be able to compete in Para Taekwondo.
Deaf Sports Australia manages the National Classification Program for Hearing Impairment. If you have a hearing impairment (HI) and would like to start the process of getting a HI classification for Para Taekwondo, please visit the Deaf Sports Australia website
to complete a classification request form.