Monthly preview: November 2016Check out all the events that will headline this month in Para sport. 01 Nov 2016
World Wheelchair-B Curling Championships
Lohja, Finland, will host this event between 4-10 November. A total of 16 teams will compete, with the winner and runner-up qualifying for next year’s World Wheelchair Curling Championships. More information is available on World Curling Federation’s website.
IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool
Czech Republic, hosts Japan, Slovakia and Great Britain will face-off at this event in the city of Tomakomai, from 28 November-3 December. The top three finishers will progress to the qualification tournament for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
More information is available online.
IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup
This year’s third and last World Cup will be held in Pisa, Italy, between 25-27 November, with individual and team events being contested.
Asian Para Archery Championships
Bangkok, Thailand, will stage this event between 1-8 November with some of the continent’s best Para archers expected to compete.
2nd Oceania Para Taekwondo Championships
Suva, Fiji, will stage the second edition of the event, organised by the Fiji Taekwondo Association, on 27 November.
Pan Am Para Badminton Championships 2016
Medellin, Colombia, will host the Para badminton event from 29 November-4 December.
2016 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Asian Championships
It will be the first edition of this event, which will take place in New Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, from 5-6 November, with around 50 dancers from seven countries expected to participate. More information can be found on the IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport website.
Asian Para Badminton Championships 2016
Some of the best Asian players will gather in Beijing, China, to take part in this event from 22-27 November. More information is available on the Badminton World Federation’s website.
December NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters
The top eight men and women wheelchair tennis players will gather in London, Great Britain, for the third successive year, from 30 November-4 December, to compete in this event. The full entries can be found on the International Tennis Federation’s website.
The 14th edition of the Para table tennis competition will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 24-27 November. More information is available online.
The Chile Paralympic Committee will organise this Para table tennis event in Santiago de Chile between 16-20 November. Men’s and women’s singles and team events will be contested. More information can be found online.