Lima 2019 will be held between 23 August-1 September and will feature a record 1,850 athletes who will compete in 17 sports, two more than Toronto 2015, overtaking the latter as the biggest Parapan American Games ever.
The 17 sports that will make up the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games sport programme are: athletics, badminton, boccia, cycling, football 5-a-side, football 7-a-side, goalball, judo, powerlifting, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis. Archery has been removed from the sports programme, whilst badminton, shooting and taekwondo all feature for the first time in the Games.
The wheelchair basketball competition, which will take place between Saturday 24th August and Saturday 31st August in Lima, Peru, is the zonal qualification tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. There are three men’s spots and two women’s spots up for grabs.
Wheelchair Basketball will be one of five sports at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games which will be livestreamed. View via the Lima 2019 Streaming Channel https://www.lima2019.pe/canales-streaming. *The streaming channel may not work on all internet browsers recommended browsers are Firefox or Google Chrome.
Viewers in USA, Canada and Peru are able to watch via their national Parapans broadcaster.
Women’s Pool StandingsMen’s Pool Standings
Eight men’s teams – Peru, Canada, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, USA, Brazil and Puerto Rico – will be split across two pools and will play a round robin in their group across four days to determine their placing and the crossovers for the quarter-finals, which are set to take place on the Wednesday 28th August. The winners will progress to the semi-finals on the Friday 30th August, with the bronze and gold medal games on the Saturday 31st August.
The eight women’s teams – Peru, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, USA, Chile and Brazil – will also be split across two pools and play in a round robin, however it will be the top two from each pool to qualify directly for the semi-finals, set to take place on the Thursday 29th August. The bottom two in each pool go straight into the crossover games for placing on the Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th August, with the medal games taking place the following day.
Schedule, Results and Statistics
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For more information about Lima 2019 Parapan American Game please visit https://www.lima2019.pe/en/lima-2019/juegos-parapanamericanos