2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix
An athlete competes at the 2016 IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland. © • Getty Images
World Para Athletics has announced that Paris, France, will be a new addition to the Grand Prix calendar for 2017 with an event being held in the French capital in late May.
In total there will be nine Grand Prix events across four continents in 2017 with all acting as stepping stones towards the World Championships which take place in London, Great Britain, between 14-23 July.
|City, country||Name of the event||Classification||Competition Date|
|Dubai, UAE||9th FAZAA World Para Athletics Grand Prix||PI, VI||20-23 March|
|Tunis, Tunisia||Tunis International Meeting||PI||13-15 April|
|Sao Paulo, Brazil||2017 Caixa Loterias Athletics Open Championship||PI, VI||21-23 April|
|Rieti, Italy||Italian Open Championships||PI, VI||5-7 May|
|Tempe, Arizona, USA||2017 Desert Challenge Games||PI, VI, II||12-13 May|
|Beijing, China||5th China Open Athletics Championships||PI, VI, II||13-15 May|
|Paris, France||Handisport Open Paris 2017||PI, VI||30-31 May|
|Nottwil, Switzerland||ParAthletics||PI, VI||2-5 June|
|Berlin, Germany||Berlin Open Grand Prix||PI, VI||17-18 June|