Para sport preview: September 2018

Rowing and equestrian World Championships approaching fast 01 Sep 2018
Australia's Erik Horrie

Australia's Erik Horrie

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World Rowing Championships

Plovdiv, Bulgaria, will stage the event between 9 and 16 September.

FEI World Equestrian Games - Para Equestrian World Championships

The world’s best riders will gather in Tryon, North Carolina, USA, for the sport’s most important competition outside of the Paralympic Games, from 18-22 September.

Kitakyushu 2018 Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championships

The first major Para powerlifting event to be held in Japan will take place from 8-12 September and will involve around 240 athletes from 33 National Paralympic Committees.

ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

The season’s final race will be held in Gold Coast, Australia, on 15 September.

IWAS Wheelchair Fencing European Championships

Italy’s Beatrice Vio will be among the ones to watch as she aims to win the continental title on home soil, from 17-23 September.

Chateauroux 2018 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup

The brand new National Shooting Centre of France will welcome Para athletes for the first major competition since the 2018 World Championships, from 24-29 September.

Boccia Regional Open

Following the success of August’ World Championships, some of Europe’s best boccia players will fly to Poznan, Poland, for the continental competition, between 5 and 9 September.

Czech Open

Ostrava will be the host city of the Para table tennis competition, between 20 and 22 September.

Japan Para-Badminton International 2018

Tokyo will stage the event from 25-30 September as the sport prepares for its Paralympic debut at the 2020 Games.