Para sport in review: November 2016

Check out what went on in the Paralympic Movement during November. 30 Nov 2016
Woman with one leg skiing down a slope

Dutch skier Anna Jochemsen reached the top of the IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup podium twice on 17-18 November 2016 in Landgraaf, the Netherlands.

ⒸNederlandse Ski Vereniging

IPC Alpine Skiing Europa Cup

Landgraaf, the Netherlands, staged this event from 17-18 November and saw Dutch skier Anna Jochemsen and Austria’s Gernot Morgenfurt achieve two wins each.

Full review.

IPC Snowboard Europa Cup

The Para snowboard season kicked off in Landgraaf, the Netherlands, between 17-18 November, with Dutch and US snowboarders sealing most of the victories.

Full review.

IWAS World Cup

Beatrice Vio ended her great season in a superb way by winning her fifth wheelchair fencing title of the year in the foil category B in Pisa, Italy, between 11-13 November.

Full review.

Para Table Tennis Chile Open

Argentina topped the medals table as they took four golds. Read the full review.

World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship 2016

The event took place in Lohja, Finland, with the hosts defeating Scotland in the final to take the title. Both teams earned a spot at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships 2017 (Scotland as Great Britain).

IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport Asian Championships

South Korean dancers won six golds and led the event’s medals table in New Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, between 5-6 November.

New York Marathon

USA’s Tatyana McFadden and Switzerland’s Marcel Hug completed the wheelchair racing Grand Slam of four major marathons with another win in the Big Apple.

Norway Ice Hockey Federation Ice Sledge Hockey Invitational

The hosts sealed the title following victories against Sweden and Italy, in the city of Skien, from 18-20 November. Full review.