Monthly preview: June 2017

Check out all the events that will headline this month in Para sport. 01 Jun 2017
Cycling Road at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Cycling Road at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

ⒸWagner Meier for the IPC

Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix

The penultimate Grand Prix of the season will take place in the Swiss town from 2-5 June, with more than 200 athletes from 29 countries competing.

Berlin 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix

Some of the world´s best track and field athletes will fly to Berlin, Germany, to compete in the last major event before the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, between 17-18 June.

IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup

Warsaw, Poland, will stage the third World Cup of the year between 28 June-3 July.

UCI Para Cycling Road World Cup

The last UCI Para Cycling Road World Cup of the year will take place in Emmen, the Netherlands, from 30 June-2 July.

World Para Swimming World Series

Brazil’s multiple-Paralympic champion Daniel Dias, USA’s Rio 2016 triple gold medallist McKenzie Coan and Canada´s Paralympic champion Katarina Roxon will be some of the big names competing in the penultimate World Series of 2017 in Indianapolis, USA, from 9-11 June.

Roland Garros

The world´s best wheelchair tennis players will head to Paris, France, to participate in the second Grand Slam of the year from 8-10 June.

IWBF European Championships - Division A

The continental wheelchair basketball competition will be held in Tenerife, Spain, with 13 men´s and six women´s teams competing from 21-30 June.

IWRF European Championship - Division A

The top eight European teams will face-off in the continent´s most important wheelchair rugby competition in Koblenz, Germany, from 24 June-2 July.

IWBF U23 World Championships

The international competition for junior male wheelchair basketball players will return to Toronto, Canada, after 20 years, and will take place from 8-16 June.

Para Table Tennis Spanish Open

El Prat de Llobregat, Spain will receive players from 19 countries between 7-11 June. Full entry list can be found online.

Para Table Tennis Bayreuth Open

The German town will stage the event from 13-18 June.

World Rowing Cup II

Five men’s and women’s Para rowing categories will be contested in Poznan, Poland, between 16-18 June.

Para Dance Mainhatten Cup

For the second straight year, Frankfurt, Germany, will host dancers for the Mainhatten Cup from 17-18 June.

Peikang Para Dance Sport Open

The city in Chinese Taipei will host the fourth Para Dance Sport competition of the year, between 24-25 June.

Austria Open

The Para taekwondo event will take place in Vienna, Austria, between 17-18 June.

Irish International 2017

The Para badminton season will continue in Dublin, Ireland, with the Irish International from 20-25 June.