Oceania Paralympic Committee

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Oceania Paralympic Committee
Oceania Paralympic Committee.png
Type Sports federation
Membership
7 National Paralympic Committees
President
Paul Bird

Oceania Paralympic Committee (acronym: OPC)[1] is an organisation based in Sydney, Australia. It is an international organisation that congregates the 7 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Oceania.

History[edit]

The Oceania Paralympic Committee was formed in 2006 when the Fespic Federation was divided into two separate bodies, the Oceania Paralympic Committee and the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC).[2][3]

Member countries[edit]

In the following table, the year in which the NPC was recognised by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is also given if it is different from the year in which the NPC was created.

Nation Code National Paralympic Committee Created Ref.
 Australia AUS Australian Paralympic Committee [4]
 Fiji FIJ Fiji Paralympic Association [4]
 New Zealand NZL Paralympics New Zealand [4]
 Papua New Guinea PNG Papua New Guinea Paralympic Committee [4]
 Samoa SAM Samoa Paralympic Committee [4]
 Tonga TGA Tonga National Paralympic Committee [4]
 Vanuatu VAN Vanuatu Paralympic Committee [4]

Events[edit]

FESPIC Games[edit]

FESPIC Youth Games[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IPC Style Guide Archived 2010-06-19 on Wayback Machine., International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
  2. ^ "IPC Welcomes Merger Of APC And Fespic". web10.bernama.com. 18 November 2005. Retrieved 19 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Oceania and Arab Countries Support KL'06". findarticles.com/BERNAMA; Malaysian National News Agency. 17 November 2005. Retrieved 19 October 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g National Paralympic Committees (NPCs), International Paralympic Committee (IPC)