World Para Athletics confirms 2024 competition calendar

Season to kick off in Dubai, UAE with first of the seven Grand Prix of the year; Jesolo to host Italian GP from 22 to 24 March 24 Jul 2023
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By World Para Athletics

World Para Athletics has announced on Monday (3 July) the competition calendar for the 2024 season.

It includes seven Grand Prix and the World Championships in Kobe, Japan.

The World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2024 will kick off in Dubai, UAE in February, in the same venue that hosted the 2019 Para Athletics World Championships.

Two GPs will take place in Africa, Tunis in March and Marrakech in April. Xalapa, Mexico returns for the second consecutive season hosting the GP in April.

Jesolo, Italy is set to be home of the Grand Prix once again in 2024 from 22 to 24 March. 

The Grand Prix 2024 will make a stop in May as the world's best travel to Japan for the Kobe 2024 Para Athletics World Championships. The World Para Athletics GP 2024 then resumes in June in Nottwil, Switzerland followed by Paris.

The French capital will wrap up the 2024 Grand Prix in the Charlety Stadium, the venue of this year's World Championships. More information about the Grand Prix season can be found here.

Complete calendar below.

Dubai 2024 WPA Grand Prix – Fazza International Para Athletics Championships
Competition days: 12-15 February 2024

Tunis 2024 WPA Grand Prix – 18th Tunis International Athletics Meeting
Competition days: 5-7 March 2024

Jesolo 2024 WPA Grand Prix – Italian Open Championships
Competition days: 22-24 March 2024

Xalapa 2024 WPA Grand Prix – Abierto Mexicano de Para Atletismo
Competition days: 5-7 April 2024

Marrakech 2024 WPA Grand Prix – 8th International Para Athletics Meeting
Competition days: 26-28 April 2024

Kobe 2024 Para Athletics World Championships
Competition days: 17-25 May 2024

Nottwil 2024 WPA Grand Prix – ParAthletics 2024
Competition days: 6-8 June 2024

Paris 2024 WPA Grand Prix – Handisport Open Paris
Competition days: 13-15 June 2024

*The announcement was first published on 3 July 2023 and updated on 24 July to include the location and the new dates of the Italian Grand Prix in Jesolo from 22 to 24 March next year.