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The Paralympian Issue No. 2 | 2014

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TOP FIVE ASIAN COUNTRIES IN PARA-SPORT: Country 2010 Asian Para-Games London 2012 Paralympics China 1st place 1st place Japan 2nd place 24th place South Korea 3rd place 12th place Iran 4th place 11th place Thailand 5th place 31st place 3 0 0 a t h l e t e s UPCOMING EVENTS UPCOMING EVENTS Incheon 2014 Asian Para-Games World Championships The Asian Para-Games will be held from 18-24 October in Incheon, South Korea, featuring 4,500 athletes from 42 countries across 23 sports – four more sports than at the last Games in 2010 in Guangzhou, China. Asian Paralympic Committee President Dato Zainal Abu Zarin said that by stag- ing the Games, Incheon can project itself as a disability-friendly city that promotes equality in sport and an inclusive society. From August-November, World Championship events will take place across 10 para-sports. Para-triathlon Dates: 29 August - 1 September Location: Edmonton, Canada Country to beat: Great Britain Follow: @ worldtriathlon Wheelchair rugby Dates: 1-10 August Location: Odense, Denmark Country to beat: USA Follow: @ IWRF Football 5-a-side Dates: 13-25 November Location: Tokyo, Japan Country to beat: Brazil Follow: @ IBSA_IBSA Rowing Dates: 24-31 August Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Country to beat: France Follow: @ WorldRowing Canoe Dates: 6-10 August Location: Moscow, Russia Country to beat: Ukraine Follow: @ PlanetCanoe Boccia Dates: 19-28 September Location: Beijing, China Country to beat: Thailand Follow: @ BISFed Table tennis Dates: 6-15 September Location: Beijing, China Country to beat: China Follow: @ ittfworld Sailing Dates: 16-24 August Location: Nova Scotia, Canada Country to beat: The Netherlands Follow: @ IFDS_updates Road cycling Dates: 28 August - 1 September Location: Greenville, USA Country to beat: Italy Follow: @ UCI_cycling SPORTS IN INCHEON Archery Athletics Badminton Boccia Cycling Football 5-a-side Football 7-a-side Goalball Lawn bowls Judo Powerlifting Rowing Sailing Shooting Sitting volleyball Swimming Table tennis Tenpin bowling Wheelchair basketball Wheelchair dance Wheelchair fencing Wheelchair rugby Wheelchair tennis THREE TO WATCH Yu Chui Yee (Hong Kong, wheelchair fencing): Seven-time Paralympic champion Zhang Cuiping (China, shooting): Two-time Paralympic champion Javad Hardani (Iran, athletics): Two-time Paralympic champion Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games The largest Commonwealth Games will be held from 23 July - 3 August in Glasgow, Great Britain, with 22 medal events for para-athletes being integrated across fi ve sports. SPORTS IN GLASGOW Athletics Cycling Lawn bowls Powerlifting Swimming Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Ta Tabl bl bl bl bl bl bl bl bl bl bl bl b e e e te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te te tenn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nn nnis is is is is is is is is is is is is is is te te te te te te t s: s: s: s: s: b mber er er er er er er Table tennis Dates: 6-15 September Location: Beijing, China Country to beat: China Follow: @ ittfworld Judo Dates: 1-7 September Location: Colorado Springs, USA Country to beat: Azerbaijan Follow: @ IBSA_IBSA 31 THE PARALYMPIAN 02|2014 30 THE PARALYMPIAN 02|2014

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