Para-triathlon medal events confirmed for Rio 201607.10.2014
Adding to the three medal events confirmed in July, the IPC Governing Board approved the men’s PT2 and the women’s PT2 and PT5 at a meeting in Berlin, Germany.
The overall programme represents an even split of medal events across genders.
The men’s PT2 and the women’s PT2 and PT5 were approved by the IPC Governing Board at a meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Monday (6 October), being held in conjunction with the IPC’s Strategic Gathering to mark the organisation’s 25 year anniversary.
Around 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries will travel to Rio to compete in 528 medal events in 22 different sports.