Parapan American Games
From August 23 - September 1, 2019 a total of 151 athletes from Canada will compete in 13 sports at the Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. There are 17 different event categories, all of which can be seen HERE. These are the largest Parapan American Games yet, surpassing Toronto 2015 with 1,850 athletes participating.
Many of the athletes competing in this event hope to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
There are a number of athletes from Ontario selected to represent for Canada during the Parapan American Games, including ParaSport Ontario Athlete Ambassadors Jolan Wong, Jamoi Anderson, and Darek Symonowicz.
ParaSport Ontario would like to wish all athletes the best of luck as they travel and compete over the following days and compete, we can't wait to see the results of the hard work and dedication these incredible athletes have put into their sport.
To find out what sports are available for streaming, check out the Canadian Paralympic Committee's news with CBC here.