Para sport preview: December 201801.12.2018
Alpine and Nordic skiing seasons get underway
The Italian resort of Sella Nevea will stage the first event of the season after a successful Europa Cup in early 2018. It will be the perfect time for skiers to get to know the slopes ahead of the 2019 World Championships.
Vuokatti, Finland, will host the season-opener for the second consecutive year from 12-19 December.
Five wheelchair basketball teams will secure spots at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games in the Peruvian capital city. Canada, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and USA are the five already qualified teams.
A total of 155 powerlifters from 29 countries seek qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on Colombian soil between 5 and 9 December.
The first Europeans since 2013 will take place in the Serbian capital city between 4 and 6 December.
The last competition of the year will take place in Kyoto, Japan, between 13 and 16 December.
The Central American country will stage the Para table tennis event from 6-8 December.
The year’s last boccia competition will be held in the United Arab Emirates between 15 and 21 December.