Paralympic athletes face reclassification in row over exaggerated disabilities

World Para Athletics announces changes to classification rules for several classes as MPs investigate claims some athletes have misrepresented impairments

Some of the UK’s top Paralympic stars have been warned they could be reclassified ahead of a key parliamentary hearing into claims that some athletes have exaggerated their disabilities to boost their chances of winning a medal.

World Para Athletics, the international federation for Para athletics, has announced that amendments to the classification rules and regulations are being made for athletes internationally in a variety of classes.

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