IPC Athletics World Championships


IPC Athletics World Championships
IPC Athletics World Championships
Sport Athletics
Founded 1994
Continent International (IPC)
TV partner(s) ParalympicSport.TV (Web-TV)

The IPC Athletics World Championships is an event organized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Athletes with a physical disability compete, and in a few events athletes with an intellectual disability compete. Originally, it was organised every four years, but this changed in 2011, and it is since organised biennially.[1]

The first IPC Athletics World Championships was held in Berlin, Germany in 1994.[2][3]

Contents

Championships

Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1st 1994 (details) Berlin  Germany 22 Jul – 31 Jul Berlin Olympiastadion 1154
2nd 1998 (details) Birmingham  United Kingdom Aug – Aug Alexander Stadium over 1000
3rd 2002 (details) Lille  France 20 Jul – 28 Jul Stadium Nord Lille Métropole
4th 2006 (details) Assen  Netherlands 2 Sep – 10 Sep De Smelt 1200
5th 2011 (details) Christchurch  New Zealand 21 Jan – 30 Jan Queen Elizabeth II Park 213 1060
6th 2013 (details)
7th 2015 (details)

Classification

  • F = field athletes
  • T = track athletes
  • P = pentathlon
  • 11-13 - visually impaired, compete with a sighted guide
  • 20 - intellectual disability
  • 40 - dwarfism
  • 31-38 - cerebral palsy
  • 41-46 - amputation, others
  • 51-58 - wheelchair athletes

See also

References

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