World Para Athletics Media Advisory

Media accreditation for the Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships now open 09 Jun 2017
Numerous world records have been broken at the track in Nottwil, Switzerland.
ⒸLuc Percival

Media are advised that accreditation for the 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland, between 3-6 August, is now open at:

The inaugural World Para Athletics Junior Championships will take place at Sport Arena, Nottwil, the venue that has hosted a World Para Athletics Grand Prix every year since 2013.

The Championships cater for two age groups – youth athletes aged between 14 and 17 years and junior athletes aged between 18 and 19 years – and serves as a pathway for talented young athletes towards regional and World Championships, as well as the Paralympic Games.

Nottwil 2017 takes place less than two weeks after the world’s best senior elite athletes take part in the World Para Athletics Championships in London, Great Britain.

Media with questions about media accommodation should email Linda Wipraechtiger at

Further information about the event can be found at:


For further information, please contact Rafael Maranhao, IPC Public Relations Senior Manager on e-mail: or call +49 228 2097-159.

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