Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability have competed at separate international events since 1952. It is governed by IPC Athletics, and is one of the sports at the Summer Paralympic Games since 1960.
Competiors at elite level competitions, are classified by disability, to arrange athletes with a similar disability in the same event. A classified T12 athlete for example, is a track athlete with a visual impairment.
- F = Field athletes
- T = Track athletes
- 11–13 – Visual impairment. Compete with a sighted guide.
- 20 – Intellectual disability
- 31–38 – Cerebral palsy
- 41–46 – Amputation, and others (including athletes with dwarfism)
- 51–58 – Wheelchair