Paralympic champion Victoria Arlen banned from Montreal 2013 IPC World Champs


Read for instance SwimmingWorld Magazine

On Sunday, Victoria Arlen was banned from competing in this year’s world championships because the IPC believes Arlen’s paralysis sustained after contracting a rare viral disease in 2006 has the chance to be cured, and thus, not be a permanent disability. That, in the eyes of the IPC, is grounds for excluding Arlen from competition this year — and possibly for future meets.

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