WORLD PARA ATHLETICS GRAND PRIX 2021

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male wheelchair athletes going round the bend of the track

 

The World Para Athletics Grand Prix series returns in 2021 with six events scheduled to take place around the world from February to June, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

You can find more information and the provisional calendar below.

Dubai 2021 Grand Prix - Fazza International Championships
Dubai, UAE; 10 – 13 February 2021

The season kicks off in Dubai in the same stadium that hosted the 2019 World Championships. The event, as the rest of the Grand Prix season, was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19. This is the fourth consecutive time that the Fazza International Championships will open the Grand Prix series.

 

Tunis 2021 Grand Prix - 13th Tunis International Meeting
Tunis, Tunisia; 18 - 20 March 2021

The Grand Prix travels from the Middle East to Africa in March for the 13th edition of the most traditional Para athletics event in the continent, the Tunis International Meeting.

Tunis 2021 Grand Prix - Results Book

 

Jesolo 2021 Grand Prix - Italian Open Championships
Jesolo; 16 – 18 April 2021

Italy once again joins the World Para Athletics Grand Prix season in April. Jesolo was set to host the Italian GP for the first time last year but the competition was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic postponing Jesolo's debut to 2021.

Organising Committee: jesolo2021@fispes.it

Entry deadline 10 March 2021 www.paralympic.org/sdms

Jesolo 2021 WPA Grand Prix Information Package

Competition regulations, general information and booking forms will be available on the event website: https://fispes.it/jesolo2021

 

Paris 2021 Grand Prix - Handisport Open Paris
Paris, France; 05 – 07 May 2021

The home of the 2024 Paralympic Games will stage the Grand Prix for the fourth time and is no stranger to top performances and world records. There is certainly more to come this year.

LOC Event coordinator contact: a.canu@handisport.org

Paris 2021 GP Accreditation Form

Paris 2021 GP Information Package

Paris 2021 GP Rooming List

Paris 2021 GP Arrival and Departure List

Entry deadline: March 22nd 2021 Extended until 05 April 2021* www.paralympic.org/entries

*Athletes entered prior to the initial entry deadline (March 22nd) will have priority for classification.

More information is available from the LOC website here: https://www.handisport-open-paris.org/registration-grand-prix-paris/

 

Nottwil 2021 Grand Prix - ParAthletics
Nottwil, Switzerland; 14 – 16 May 2021

Famous for the fastest track in wheelchair racing, the Swiss city attracts not only the best racers but also some of the most successful throwers in the circuit every year.

More information is available from the LOC website here: http://www.wheelchairsportevents.ch/en/ongoing_events/parathletics_2021_nottwil/

Registration

All athletes wishing to participate in the competition must be entered via the IPC Sport Data Management System (SDMS) by their NPC/NF: www.paralympic.org/sdms

All participants must additionally register via the LOC registration system: http://www.wheelchairsportevents.ch/en/ongoing_events/parathletics_2021_nottwil/athletes/

Registration deadline: 30 March 2021

 

Beijing 2021 Grand Prix - The 8th China Open Athletics Championships
Beijing, China; TBC

 

The eight edition of the China Open was originally scheduled to take place in April and has been postponed to later in the year. The competition traditionally features plenty of stars from the country that topped the medals table at the Rio 2016 Paralympics and the Dubai 2019 World Championships.

More information for athletes to follow soon.