Finnish Paralympic Committee
The Finnish Paralympic Committee is representing the Finnish top athletes with disabilities.
It is responsible for electing and sending the Finnish team to participate in the Paralympic Games. It also spreads information about disability sports, and promotes research and training in this field.
The Finnish Paralympic Committee wishes to raise awareness of the Paralympic Games as an elite sports competition and to broaden our view of elite sports. It also encourages young athletes with disabilities to test their limits in sport and to promote cross-cultural communication between disabled athletes.
The Finnish Paralympic Committee was established in 1994. It promotes clean, fair and ethical elite sports.
The committee works in close cooperation with the Finnish Olympic Committee and it is a member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).