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Man with an arm amputation doing nordic skiing

Yoshihiro Nitta, Japan, in the men's 20k standing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

ⒸLuc Percival Photography

Yoshihiro Nitta, Japan, in the men's 20k standing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. © • Luc Percival Photography

Sapporo, Japan, 18-22 March 2017

The World Cup in Sapporo brings an end to the 2016-17 World Cup season. Sapporo’s venue can accommodate both summer and winter events, and is the location for the upcoming 2017 Asian Games biathlon competitions. This World Cup competition will be the first time Sapporo has hosted a sports event for athletes with impairment and the first time since the Nagano 1998 Paralympics that Japan has hosted an IPC Biathlon event.

2016-17 IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup
City, Country Sport Date
Vuokatti, Finland biathlon 9-16 December 2016
Western Center, Ukraine biathlon 13-20 January 2017
PyeongChang, South Korea 10-15 March 2017
Sapporo, Japan biathlon 18-22 March 2017