Para sport preview: July 201701.07.2017
Athletics and tennis lead a packed monthly schedule.
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017
Around 1,300 athletes from 100 countries are expected to compete across 213 medal events at the eighth edition of the Worlds, from 14-23 July, in London, Great Britain. The iconic London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the same venue from the 2012 Paralympic Games, will stage the events.
It's not only athletics London is hosting in July. The world’s best wheelchair tennis players will also gather in the city from 13-16 July for the third Grand Slam of the year. World No.1 Gordon Reid seeks to defend the men’s singles title, whilst Dutch player Jiske Griffioen is is the reigning women's champion.
Berlin 2017 World Para Swimming World Series
The final World Series in the German capital city, from 6-9 July is the last major competition for swimmers to assess their form with less than two months to go until the Mexico City 2017 World Championships.
Asian Para Taekwondo Open Championships
The third edition of this event will be held in Chuncheon, South Korea, on 8 July.
BISFed 2017 European Regional Open
Poznan, Poland, will stage the boccia continental event between 5-10 July.