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Para DanceSport In Paris 2024 02/02/2018

Para DanceSport @ IPC The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board concluded two days of meetings in Bonn, GER, on 27 January,  having made a number of key decisions regarding the PyeongChang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

In relation to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games sports programme, the IPC Governing Board approved which sports and disciplines should proceed to the next stage of the application process. Going forward to stage 2 will be CP Football, Golf, Powerchair Football and Sailing.

Karate and Para DanceSport - formerly known as Wheelchair DanceSport - will move to the next stage as well to be potentially considered as additions outside of the official Paris 2024 Paralympic sports programme.

Andrew Parsons, the IPC President, said:“These six new sports, together with the 22 existing Paralympic sports, will now take part in the most comprehensive application process in Paralympic history as we aim to ensure that the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games features the best possible sports with the strongest global appeal.”

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