Over 800 youth athlets gathered to celebrate the opening of the fourth edition of the Parapan-American Youth Games in Sao Paulo last night. The competition runs through to Saturday 25th March and will have athletes from 12 sports compete for the medals. With 3 years to go until Tokyo 2020, many of the athletes will see this as an invaluable stepping stone to further success in Japan.
Keep up to date with all of the results on the official event website: Sao Paulo 2017 – Parapan-American Youth Games
The Boccia event starts today with finals on Friday 24th March.
Photo Credit: Comitê Paralímpico Brasileiro