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IBSA grows as Andorra and Montenegro join

Date: March 31, 2013


IBSA, the global federation for sports for athletes with a visual impairment, continues to expand as new countries sign up to be part of the IBSA fold.

In recent weeks applications from two new countries – Andorra and Montenegro – have been approved by the IBSA Executive Board, and both nations are now full members of the international federation.

The Andorran Federation of Adapted Sport represents the small Pyrenean country located between France and Spain. Click here for full contact details.

The Paralympic Committee of Montenegro is the body in charge of sport for the blind and partially sighted in the country, located in the South-east of Europe, and of representing Montenegro in IBSA. Click here for full contact details.

In addition to these two new IBSA members, other countries are currently going through the process of joining the federation. Further information will be published as soon as membership is confirmed.

Membership in Pakistan has recently been granted to the National Paralympic Committee of Pakistan, which replaces the Pakistan Blind Sports Federation as the country representative in IBSA.

IBSA now has 117 national member associations, 9 more than four years ago.   

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