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Kobe World Para Athletics Championships postponed until 2024

Maya Nakanishi of Japan competes at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

The Kobe World Para Athletics Championships, due to be staged this August, has been postponed until 2024 following a request from local officials to move the event.

It means the next World Para Athletics Championships will be in Paris in 2023, a year before the French city is scheduled to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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