Paralympic World Cup
The Paralympic World Cup is an annual international multi-sport event for elite athletes with a disability, that has been hosted in Manchester, England, since 2005. It is organized by the British Paralympic Association (BPA) in coordination with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Since 2010, athletes are divided into four teams: Great Britain, Europe, Americas and one team with the rest of the world. Athletes' individual performances also count towards a team score, and the winning team get the BT Paralympic World Cup trophy.
- Athletics (2005–present)
- Wheelchair basketball (2005–present) - at the Manchester Regional Arena indoor track
- Swimming (2005–present) - at the Manchester Aquatics Centre
- Track cycling (2005–2009) - at the Manchester Velodrome
- Football 7-a-side (2010)
- Demonstration sports
- www.paralympicworldcup.com (official website); retrieved 2010-07-21.
- About the BT Paralympic World Cup, Official site of the BT Paralympic World Cup
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- Paralympic World Cup website (www.btparalympicworldcup.com); retrieved 2010-07-21.
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- British winners excel at Paralympic World Cup, The Telegraph, May 11, 2008
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- Paralympic World Cup to stage London 2012 medal events, The Telegraph, February 21, 2011