2013 IPC Athletics Grand Prix
During the 2013 season, IPC Athletics will stage a number of events to give athletes greater opportunities to compete against the world’s best whilst also developing a framework of excellence in competition management.
In addition to recent announcements confirming the host cities of the next three World Championships through to 2017 and London’s staging of the first IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup this April, IPC Athletics plans to stage six Grand Prix style events this spring and summer.
The events will start in March with a three-day meeting in Dubai, UAE before heading to Beijing, China; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Grosseto Italy; Arizona, USA and Berlin, Germany.
The aim of the Grand Prix is to provide high level international competition, while supporting local organisaing committees and providing pillars of excellence to support development in areas such as classificiation, education, research and anti-doping.
|Event||City||Country||Classification Dates||Competition Dates|
|5th FAZAA Int. Athletics Competition||Dubai||UAE||21-22 March||23-26 March|
|2013 China Open Athletics Championships||Beijing||CHN||19-21 Apr||22-25 Apr|
|2013 Loterias Caixa Brazilian Athletics Open Championships||Sao Paolo||BRA||23-24 Apr||25-27 Apr|
|Italian Open Championships||Grosseto||ITA||8-9 May||10-12 May|
|Desert Challenge Games||Mesa, Arizona||USA||16-17 May||18 May|
|35th International German Championships Athletics for Disabled 2013||Berlin||GER||12-13 Jun||14-16 Jun|
|2013 IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final||Birmingham||GBR||n/a||29 Jun|