#DiscoverYour ParaPotential is currently accepting applications from individuals who have an impairment, are aged over 16 and believe they have what it takes to get to the top in para sport. At this time, many of the Paralympic sports that are funded by UK Sport are seeking individuals with specific profiles to join their programmes. The intention is to identify high potential individuals who, with the right support, have a realistic opportunity to achieve selection to represent Great Britain at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020. #DiscoverYour ParaPotential currently has opportunities with the following sports:


  • Boccia
  • Disability Shooting
  • Disability Table Tennis
  • Para-Athletics
  • Para-Canoe
  • Para-Cycling
  • Para-Rowing
  • Para-Swimming
  • Para-Triathlon
  • Powerlifting
  • Wheelchair Tennis

If you have a passion for sport, are ready for a new challenge, aspire to represent Great Britain and win a Paralympic medal then sign-up via the below link before the end of August for an opportunity to be invited to a future talent identification assessment. Each application will be assessed against sport-specific profiles and successful candidates will be invited to appropriate assessment events in late 2017 / early 2018. Applicants that are unsuccessful on this occasion will have their details kept on record for consideration as part of any further recruitment drives that may be undertaken in the future.


You can sign up via this link.


Please note that the following impairment groups are eligible to be classified in sports engaging with the #DiscoverYour ParaPotential campaign:

  • Limb deficiency
  • Spinal cord injury (inc. Spina Bifida or Polio)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Visual impairment
  • Intellectual impairment
  • Short stature
  • Impaired passive range of movement
  • Leg-length difference

Further information about Paralympic sports and eligible impairments can be found on the website of the International Paralympic Committee and in particular applicants are directed to the Explanatory Guide to Paralympic Classification which can be accessed through the link in the Related Documents section of the classification webpage (https://www.paralympic.org/classification).

If you have any queries please email us at discoveryourgold@eis2win.co.uk with DiscoverYour ParaPotential in the subject field. We will endeavour to respond as soon as possible but please bear with us due to the number of applications and queries received.

Other #DiscoverYour Gold Activity

There is no other recruitment activity currently being undertaken other than the above mentioned campaign related to #DiscoverYour ParaPotential. We are likely to launch a new campaign in 2018 and you can register your interest here

Thank you for your interest in #DiscoverYour Gold.

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