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Official website of World Para Athletics

    World Para Athletics Championships London 2017

    A man and a woman in a stadium, with spadens, working on an athletics track British Paralympic and world champion sprinter Richard Whitehead and British Olympian Perri Shakes-Drayton mark 500 days to go until the 2017 Para-athletics World Championships. © • London 2017

    The next World Para Athletics Championships will take place in London, Great Britain, from 14-23 July 2017.

    The event will form part of London's Summer of World Athletics, when for the first time the World Para Athletics Championships and the IAAF World Championships will be held in the same city. Over four magical weeks, the world's top athletes will bring the roar back to the iconic stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park that witnessed the successful London 2012 Paralympic Games.

    The World Para Athletics Championships will include 213 medal events, featuring approximately 1,300 athletes, and will be held across 10 days of competition.

    Information for teams and the qualification criteria can be found in the related documents column on the left side.

    The official event website can be found here.

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