ParaPan American Games in Lima 2019
Date: Friday, 23 August 2019 - Sunday, 01 September 2019
The VI (6th) ParaPan American Games, also known as the 2019 ParaPan Am Games or Lima 2019 ParaPan, are held in Lima, Peru from August 23 to September 1, 2019.
Taking place 12 days after the closing ceremony of the 2019 Pan American Games, the international multi-sports event is one of the major sporting events for athletes with disabilities comparable to the Paralympic Games but restricted to participants from the Americas.
During the 2019 ParaPan American Games, which since 1999 take place every four years in the year before the Summer Olympic Games a week or so after the Pan American Games, about 1900 athletes from 31 nations of the Americas compete in 17 sports and 18 disciplines.
Sports included in the 2019 ParaPan American Games
Athletes compete in the following sports
- Football 5-a-side
- Football 7-a-side
- Para athletics
- Para badminton
- Para cycling
- Para powerlifting
- Para swimming
- Para table tennis
- Para taekwondo
- Shooting Para sport
- Sitting volleyball
- Wheelchair basketball
- Wheelchair rugby
- Wheelchair tennis
- From Friday, 23 August 2019 to Sunday, 01 September 2019