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    III Caixa Loterias Athletics Open Championships

    A picture of a blind woman running with her guide during an athletics race. Brazil's Terezinha Guilhermina and her guide running in the womens T11/12 60m race at the 2013 British Athletics Series. © • Getty Images

    III Caixa Loterias Athletics and Swimming Open Championships

    The Brazilian National Paralympic Committee will host three days of para-athletics competition on the eight-lane track at the Icaro de Castro Mello Stadium from 23-25 April in São Paulo. Athletes across all impairment groups will take part, and prize money will be awarded in Euros according to the Brazilian point system.

    In 2014 430 of athletes from 16 countries took part.

    With more than 11 million inhabitants, São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, as well as the largest city in the southern hemisphere in the Americas.

    The city has held numerous large sporting events in the past, including the 2011 World Women’s Handball Championships and the 2006 FIBA Women’s Basketball Championships. Most notably, it will play host to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, while the Olympic and Paralympic Games will travel to Brazil in 2016.

    III Caixa Loterias Athletics Open Championships
    City, country Name of the event Classification Date
    Sao Paulo, Brazil III Caixa Loterias Athletics Open Championships 21-22 April 23-25 April