Sports

Sports of EPYG 2022

EPYG 2022 includes 9 different sports in girls´and boys´categories. These sports are athletics, swimming, boccia, table tennis, goalball, wheelchair basketball, judo, sitting volleyball and showdown.

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Athletics

Venue: Pajulahti / Rakokivi stadium Nastola

Age category: U17 (2006-2008) and U20 (2003-2005)

Gender: Female and male

Age Rule: The minimum age is 14 years old, the maximum is 19. The age will be considered as on 31 December in the year of competition.

Classification: WPA Classification (II, PI, VI) *requested, not confirmed

Eligibility: Registered with WPA

Event Viability: Minus one rules will be applied, a minimum of three (3) athlete entries from two (2) NPCs is necessary to sustain an individual event on the programme.

Competition format: Per the rules of the sport, not all the races

Disciplines:

100m T11-13, T35-38, T40/41, T42-47/T61-64, T33/34, T51-53

400m T11-13, T20, T42-47/T61-64, T33/34, T51-54

800m T11-13, T35-38, T53-54

Long jump T11-13, T20, T35-38, T42/47/T61-64

High Jump T11-13, T42-47/T61-64

Shot Put F11-13, F20, F35-38, F40/41, F42-46/61-64, F32-34, F52-57

Discus Throw F11-13, F35-38, F40/41, F42-46/F61-64, F32-34, F51-57

Javelin Throw F11-13, F35-38, F40/41, F42-46/61-64, F32-34

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Swimming

Venue: Helsinki, Mäkelänrinne swimminghall

Age category: Junior male (2005-2009), Junior female (2006-2009) Senior Male (2003-2004) Senior Female (2003-2005)

Gender: Female and male

Age Rule: The minimum age is 12 years old, the maximum is 18 The age will be considered as on the first day of the relevant competition.

Classification: WPS Classification (II, PI, VI) *requested, not confirmed

Eligibility: Registered with WPS

Event Viability: Minus one rules will be applied, a minimum of four (4) athlete entries from two (2) NPCs is necessary to sustain an individual event on the programme.

Competition format: Per the rules of the sport, not all the races

Disciplines:

50m Freestyle S1 – 13

100m Freestyle S1 – 14

200m Freestyle S1 – 5, S14

400m Freestyle S6 – 14

50m Backstroke S1 – 5

100m Backstroke S1-2, S6 – 14

50m Breaststroke SB1 – 3

100m Breaststroke SB4 – SB9, SB11- 14

50m Butterfly S2 – 7

100m Butterfly S8 – 14

150m Ind. Medley SM1 – 4 (without Butterfly)

200m Ind. Medley SM5 – 14

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Boccia

Venue: Pajulahti, Pajulahti hall

Age category: Unique age group 13 – 21

Gender: Female and male

Age Rule: The minimum age is 13 years old, the maximum is 21 (2001-2009).

Classification: International, BC1-BC4

Eligibility: Registered wit BISFED

Event Viability: max. 48 athletes. BISFED Youth European Championship and qualification tournament to Youth World Championships

Competition format: Per the rules of the sport. Individual, team and pair competition

 

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Goalball

Venue: Pajulahti, Sport hall

Age category: U19

Gender: Female and male

Age Rule: The maximum age 19 years will be considered as on 31 December in the year of competition (2022)

Classification: International

Eligibility: Registered with IBSA

Participation standard: IBSA Member

Event Viability: IBSA Youth U19 European Championships. 1 team/gender/nation.

Competition format: Per the rules of Sport

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Table Tennis

Venue: Pajulahti, Ball hall

Age category: Unique age group 12 – 23

Gender: Female and male

Age Rule: The minimum age is 12 years old, the maximum is 23. The age will be considered as on 31 December in the year of competition.

Classification: International

Eligibility: Registered with ITTF

Event Viability: None

Competition format: Per the rules of the sports, single Events and team Events

 

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Wheelchair Basketball

Venue: Pajulahti, Pajulahti hall

Age category: Unique age group 13-23

Gender: mixed gender

Age Rule: The minimum age is 13 years old, the maximum is 23. The athletes must be born from 01.01.1999 to 31.12.2009. The age will be considered as on 31 December in the year of competition.

Classification: No classification. National classification is accepted

Eligibility: Registered in a NOWB affiliated with IWBF Europe

Event Viability: Minimum 4 Nations, 1 team per Nation. Mixed nationteam possible. A team may add extra points to the total number of points for each player under 16 and each female player on court Male under 16 or female over 18: 1.0 points. Female under 18: 2.0 points

Competition format: Per the rules of Sport

 

Sitting Volleyball

Venue: Pajulahti, Tennis hall

Age category: Unique age group 13-23

Gender: Male and Female

Age Rule: The minimum age is 13 years old, the maximum is 23. The age will be considered as on 31 December in the year of competition.

Classification: International

Eligibility: Registered with PVE and WPV

Event Viability: Minimum 3 athletes, maximum 4 athletes per team. Athletes for each team can come from 3 or 4 different nations. LOC will create the mixed nation teams. A minimum of 3 teams per gender.

Competition format: Competition will be played with 3vs3 youth games rules.

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Judo

Venue: Pajulahti, Nikula hall

Age category: U18 (2005-2007) and U21 (2002-2004)

Gender: Female and male

Age Rule: the minimum age is 15 years old, the maximum is 20. The age will be considered as on 31 December in the year of competition

Classification: International

Eligibility: Registered with IBSA

Event Viability: None

Competition format: Per the rules of Sport

Showdown * demonstration sport

Venue: Pajulahti, Main building

Age category: Unique age group 13-23

Gender: Female and male

Age Rule: The minimum age is 13 years old, the maximum is 23. The athletes must be born from 01.01.1999 to 31.12.2009. The age will be considered as on 31 December in the year of competition.

Classification: international or national classification.

Eligibility: Registered with IBSA

Event Viability: Minimum 4 Nations, 1 Team per Nation Competition

Competition format: Per the rules of the sport, single Events and Team Events.