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Official website of World Para Athletics

    2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix

    An athlete competes at the 2016 IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland. 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.

    2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix
    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 ‚Äč2017 Caixa Loterias Athletics Open Championship PI, VI 21-23 April
    Rieti, Italy Italian Open Championships TBC 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
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