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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – Events Confirmed
Date: 9/4/2017 4:13 PM
Published by : Tania Teoh
It is now OFFICIAL!!Fourteen para-badminton medals will be up for grab at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games which takes place during summer 2020.

A press release from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today disclosed that a total of 4,400 athletes will participate at the quadrennial multi-sport event, competing in 537 medal events.


The finalized sport classes and events at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games


90 para-badminton players (44 male and 46 female) will experience their first ever Summer Paralympic Games when these para-athletes qualify and earn a ticket to Tokyo. Para-badminton was chosen to be part of the Paralympic Programme in October 2014 and since then, the sport has grown tremendously.

Brian Agerbak, General Secretary at Badminton Europe ´We are pleased that the long wait for para-badminton's events programme for the 2020 Paralympics is finally over. We should be satisfied with the number of para-badminton athletes who will be competing in Tokyo. Having the classes confirmed means that the players and their Federations can now start to focus more intensely on qualifying for Tokyo´.

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To view the BEC Para-Badminton Commission, click here.
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