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We are proud to support the campaign to end the discrimination within international blind sport against players classified as B4. Currently, those wanting to compete in any blind sport at competitive International level have to go through an eyesight classification process. An athlete’s visual field and acuity is tested. Depending on severity, athletes will be classified as either B1, B2, B3 or B4. Those classified as B1, B2 and B3 are eligible to play international blind sports and represent their country, where as those classified as B4 are not. The difference between B3 and B4 is minimal and can vary depending on external factors such as light or tiredness . This system needs to change. The current system is outdated and discriminates against a whole group of people who by the rest of the world’s standards count as having a disability, but not in the sporting classification system. The Albinism Fellowship is supporting the movement to change the system and have added our organisation to an open letter the IBSA and IPC. We would encourage any individual who also agrees this needs to change, to sign the petition and add your voice to the growing group of people who think the Paralympics should include opportunities for people with a visual impairment . The petition can be found at https://www.change.org/b4ininternationalblindsports. If you have any questions regarding this, or would like to get in contact with the organisers of the movement please email b4insport@outlook.com