Rome – The Federal Council of Fispes, held in online mode lo last November 26, resolved on agonistic calendar of Paralympic athletics for the 2021 sports year.
It starts immediately in January, on the days of 22 and 23, with the traditional Italian Paralympic Indoor and Winter Championships of Ancona.
The weekend of 6-7 March officially opens the outdoor season with territorial tests. For the last weekend (27-28) an ad hoc meeting is planned to allow high-level athletes to be able to conquer important positions in the world ranking (up to sixth place) for the automatic allocation of slots for the Tokyo Paralympics, an opportunity that expires on 1 April 2021.
Also for next year, Jesolo has renewed its availability to welcome Paralympic athletes from all over the globe on the occasion of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix, fourth stage of Paralympic track and field world circuit scheduled for April 16-18.
From 1 to 5 June Bydgoszcz, Poland, will host i European Championships, one of the last international chances for athletes to hit the minimum qualification points for the Tokyo Games (with the deadline set for 1 August).
In Concesio, in the province of Brescia, the organization of the Absolutes scheduled for 3-4 July will be destined.
The most awaited moment of Paralympics in Japan will arrive on 24 August with the Opening Ceremony and the Para athletics competitions staged from 27 August to 5 September.
The final of the Italian Paralympic Company Championships instead, it is scheduled for October 2-3 and the assignment of the Italian Lanci Cup 2021 will be defined on the weekend of 23-24.
(photo @ Mantovani)