2013 IPC Athletics Grand Prix

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Michelle Stilwell celebrates winning gold in the 200m T52 event at London 2012. © • Getty Images

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Jeremy Campbell became the first-ever Paralympic athlete to throw more than 60m. © • Getty Images

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.

Grand Prix rankings can be found of the athletics rankings page.

2013 IPC Athletics Grand Prix
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 201335th 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