Athletes belonging to sport classes T/F11 must wear opaque glasses which blocks out all light to ensure fair competition.
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Other sport-specific equipment, uniform and protective gears used in para-athletics are same as those used in different disciplines of Athletics.
Prosthetics and Orthotics
Para-athletic classes T/F 35-38, T/F 42-47 and F51-57 may wear prosthetic or orthotic devices to ensure balanced and symmetric running.
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When competing with a guide runner, athletes belonging to class T11 and T12 should be attached to the guide runner through a tether made from a non-elastic material. Its maximum length at its full extension must not exceed 100cm.
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Wheelchair is a necessary equipment for athletes who compete in wheelchair track and field events. These are very lightweight with pneumatic tires and must have dimensions and features specified in the IPC Athletics rules. For additional information, refer here.