Monthly preview: December 2016

Check out all the events that will headline this month in Para sport. 01 Dec 2016
Two ice sledge hockey players on the ice

Host nation Japan finished runners up to the Czech Republic at the 2016 World Championships B-Pool

ⒸShuhei Koganezawa and IPC

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

Current top ranked B-Pool team Czech Republic and hosts Japan will face-off in the event’s final, in the city of Tomakomai, Japan, on Saturday, after defeating Slovakia and Great Britain, respectively. More information is available online.

Pan American Para Badminton Championships 2016

The regional competition started on 29 November in Medellin, Colombia and will finish on 4 December.

NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

The group stage has already started, with the top eight men and women wheelchair tennis competing. London, Great Britain, is hosting the event for the third successive year. The finals will be contested on 4 December. You can follow the action online.

Para Nordic Skiing World Cup

Vuokatti, Finland, will stage the season’s first World Cup between 9-16 December.

Para Alpine Skiing World Cup

The season will kick-off with World Cups in Kuhtai, Austria, from 15-17 December, and St. Moritz, Switzerland, between 19-22 December. More information can be found online.

Para Alpine Skiing Europa Cup

After its first stop in Landgraaf, the Netherlands, the Europa Cup moves to Pitztal, Austria, from 12-13 December.