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2017 International Para Challenge welcomes athletes from around the world

Athletics Canada’s 2017 Canadian Track & Field Championships, held in Ottawa as part of Canada’s 150th celebration, will feature the International Para-Athletics Challenge Monday, July 3, through Wednesday, July 5.

This high performance international event will provide the perfect opportunity for Canadian athletes, and athletes from the entire Americas region, to take part in elite Paralympic competition as a final tune-up before the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Para-Athletics Championships. In addition to Canada’s complete para-athletics squad, a number of athletes from the United States have also already committed to attending.

International athletes and countries wishing to attend should contact Kristine Deacon, kdeacon@athletics.ca.

Monday, July 3, will feature an open session for para-athletics training, with events scheduled on Tuesday, July 4, and Wednesday, July 5.

For more information and a complete schedule of the 2017 Canadian Track & Field Championships, visit www.athletics.ca/ottawa2017.

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