Paralympic Winter World Cup

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The Paralympic Winter World Cup is a biannual international multi-sport event where athletes with a disability compete.[1] The World Cup has been hosted in Sollefteå, Sweden since 2009. It is organized by the Swedish Paralympic Committee (SPC) in coordination with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).[2][3][4]

History[edit]

The Paralympic Winter World Cup replaced the Sollefteå Winter Games, that had taken place biannually since 1995.[2]

Sports[edit]

Editions[edit]

Games Date Nations Athletes Sports Notes
2009 Paralympic Winter World Cup 3- February 26 ca 350 4 [5][6][7]
2011 Paralympic Winter World Cup 12-20 February 19 4 Included the 2011 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paralympic Winter World Cup (official website); retrieved 2011-02-25
  2. ^ a b Solleftea to host Paralympic Winter World Cup, Official site of Beijing 2008, November 24, 2007
  3. ^ Solleftea to Host Paralympic Winter World Cup, International Paralympic Committee (IPC), November 23, 2007
  4. ^ Solleftea Ready for First Paralympic Winter World Cup, womensportreport.com, February 25, 2009
  5. ^ Tio Nationer Anmälda Till EM i Kälkhockey, Official site of the Paralympic Winter World Cup, November 19, 2010
  6. ^ Solleftea, Sweden Ready for First Paralympic Winter World Cup, accessibletourism.org, January 29, 2009
  7. ^ Two Successful Days in Solleftea, International Paralympic Committee (IPC), February 5, 2009

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