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Paris to stage 2023 World Para Athletics Championships

Timothee Adolphe of France and guide Jeffrey Lami celebrate after winning the men's 400m T11 final race at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai (by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Paris has been awarded hosting rights to the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships, with the decision set to make France the first nation to host the event on three occasions.

The 11th edition of the Championships will take place from July 8-17, 2023 and is set to be the biggest Para sport event to take place in the French capital before the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

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