Home » Sports » Currently Reading:

Ecuador For The First Time Will Host A World Paralympic Event

July 14, 2015 Sports No Comments Email Email

In September of this year, Quito – Ecuador will host the most important Paralympic world event which is delivered every four years by the International Sports Federation for Para- Athletes with an intellectual disability (Inas), world organization representative of disability intellectual and member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).http://www.destination-asia.com/

The first edition of these World Games held in 2004 in the city of Bollnäs, Sweden. The headquarters was Czech Republic, where 34 countries participated in 2009. In Liguria, Italy was the third encounter in 2011 and in which for the first time, included the classification of athletes from athletics, swimming and table tennis.

After a contest of tender proposals from Colombia, Croatia and Ecuador, the latter was chosen as the host country. It is the first time that the event will be held outside Europe.

The host organization of the event that is a member of Inas in Ecuador is the Ecuadorian Sports Federation for people with intellectual disability (FEDEDI). The event called “Ecuador 2015 Inas Global Games” will be held in Quito, Ibarra, Latacunga and Pujilí  from 16th to 29th September, 2015 and will count with the participation of 1000 athletes from 40 countries around the world who will compete in nine sports (athletics, basketball, cycling, futsal, swimming, rowing, taekwondo, tennis and table tennis).

The 2015 Ecuador Inas Global Games is important for athletes of high performance with intellectual disabilities as they will have the opportunity to break marks and achieved world records, also is an opportunity to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

In September of this year, Quito – Ecuador will host the most important Paralympic world event which is delivered every four years by the International Sports Federation for Para- Athletes with an intellectual disability (Inas), world organization representative of disability intellectual and member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

The first edition of these World Games held in 2004 in the city of Bollnäs, Sweden. The headquarters was Czech Republic, where 34 countries participated in 2009. In Liguria, Italy was the third encounter in 2011 and in which for the first time, included the classification of athletes from athletics, swimming and table tennis.

After a contest of tender proposals from Colombia, Croatia and Ecuador, the latter was chosen as the host country. It is the first time that the event will be held outside Europe.

The host organization of the event that is a member of Inas in Ecuador is the Ecuadorian Sports Federation for people with intellectual disability (FEDEDI). The event called “Ecuador 2015 Inas Global Games” will be held in Quito, Ibarra, Latacunga and Pujilí  from 16th to 29th September, 2015 and will count with the participation of 1000 athletes from 40 countries around the world who will compete in nine sports (athletics, basketball, cycling, futsal, swimming, rowing, taekwondo, tennis and table tennis).

The 2015 Ecuador Inas Global Games is important for athletes of high performance with intellectual disabilities as they will have the opportunity to break marks and achieved world records, also is an opportunity to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Comment on this Article:







Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Platinium Partnership

ADVERTISEMENTS

Elite Partnership Sponsors

ADVERTISEMENTS

Premier Partnership Sponsors

ADVERTISEMENTS

Official Media Event Partner

ADVERTISEMENTS

Global Travel media endorses the following travel publication

ADVERTISEMENTS

ADVERTISEMENTS