Soccer writer for formerly TV soccer analyst for Fox Soccer and Rogers Sportsnet
Lima 2019 Parapan American Games to feature a record 17 sports. The announcement was made following a three day meeting (28 February-1 March) in the Peruvian capital between the APC and Lima 2019 Organising Committee (COPAL).
At the conclusion of the meeting on Tuesday (1 March), six people – Jose Luis Campo, APC President; Luis Salazar, President of COPAL; Xavier Gonzalez, IPC Chief Executive Officer; Saúl Barrera, President of the Sports Institute of Peru; José Arista, Executive Director of the Special Project for Lima 2019 and Luisa Villar, President of NPC Peru – signed an agreement confirming that Lima would stage the biggest ever Parapan American Games. 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.
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