16th World Para-Ski Championships, St. Johann, Austria - 7-11 March 2017 : Counting down

Photo from_last_WCOnly 9 days to go before the 16th World Championships start.  There are 8 Nations competing and a total of 77 registered for the event. 

Two years ago in Germany three World Champions were declared, Sebastian Graser, Austria Junior World Champion, Christina Franz, Switzerland, Female World Champion and Matej Becan, Slovenia, Male World Champion - and all three are competing to retain those titles in Austria this year. 

The full delegation lists are posted, by Nation and although may be changed at any time before the competition starts, are what is planned now.

I shall be reporting from St. Johann here and on our Facebook page

Results will be posted as they happen on IPC Results Page once the event starts.

IPC Plenary Meeting, Faro, Portugal 2017: Day 5




Sunday 29th January 2017:

We head into the second and final Plenary Session, but not before mentioning the superb Gala Dinner that the organisers arranged with Hotel Eva .Not only were we treated to a magnificent banquet but also a lively and entertaining traditional Portuguese dancing and accompanying musical troupe.