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Reinstate sailing as a sport in the 2020 Paralympic Games!


On the 31st January 2015, the International Paralympic Committee announced the sports that would take place in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games - sailing wasn't one of them.

Sailing is so widely participated in and offers such a physical, technical and tactical challenge. Team GBR won the first ever Paralympic Sailing Gold Medal in 1996 - it has been a lifeline to some people and it really should be in the Paralympic Games!

There is still one space left for a sport in the 2020 games, and we believe Paralympic Sailing deserves it!

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Please contact the International Paralympic Committee and let them know what you think about the removal of sailing from the Paralympic programme!


Phone: +49-228-2097-200

Tweet @Paralympic - use the hashtag #ReinstateSailing


If more people write to them, they will realise that they have made such a terrible decision!

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  • International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
    Sir Philip Craven

    Will Matthews started this petition with a single signature, and now has 18,046 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.