Today Athletics Canada nominated 38 athletes to the Canadian Paralympic Committee for nomination to the 2015 Parapan Am Games. The Parapan Am Games take place August 7 to 15, athletics competition is slated August 10 to 14. Athletics Canada’s nominations are not final until the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s approval.
“The 2015 Parapan Am Games are a great opportunity for Canadian para-athletics to be showcased on home turf. The team is comprised of our best athletes, with medal performances our number one objective,” said Head Coach Carla Nicholls. “We are using these Games as a launch pad for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships held in Qatar in the fall.”