United States Association of Blind Athletes becomes national governing body for two Paralympic team sports
Jan 5, 2022 10:15 EST
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.,
January 5, 2022 (Newswire.com) –
The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) has received the highest level of certification from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) to become the national governing body for blind soccer, globally known as blind football, a sport in which Team USA will make its Paralympic debut as the host nation of the Los Angeles 2028 Games. The certification was approved at the USOPC board of directors meeting on Dec. 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City. The USOPC also certified USABA as the national governing body for goalball, giving the organization charge over two Paralympic team sports.
“USABA has successfully proven itself as the high-performance…