World Masters Games 2017 (WMG2017) will deliver the largest ever Para-Sport programme in the history of the World Masters Games. A total of 11 Para-Sport options for athletes with a disability will be available when the Games take place in April 2017.
The Para-Sport options are Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Canoe, Cycling, Lawn Bowls, Rowing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis and Triathlon. All competition will be fully integrated into the planning and delivery of the overall sports programme.
Competition dates for each Para-Sport are detailed in the sport specific content below.
The Opening Ceremony is scheduled for the evening of Friday 21 April 2017 with the Closing Ceremony on the evening of Sunday 30 April 2017. Tuesday 25 April 2017 is also Anzac Day – a national day of remembrance in New Zealand and Australia, which commemorates servicemen and women who have served and died, and honours those that have returned. In line with the respect and tradition afforded to this national day, any sport competition on Anzac Day will not commence until the afternoon.
All dates and times are subject to change, pending final entries received.
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