Paralympic qualification criteria to be reviewed due to coronavirus

The Paralympics are still scheduled to go ahead despite the coronavirus crisis (PA Images)
The Paralympics are still scheduled to go ahead despite the coronavirus crisis (PA Images)
10:58am, Fri 06 Mar 2020
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The International Paralympic Committee has said qualification criteria is set to be reviewed after the coronavirus outbreak forced many events to be cancelled.

Though various qualification events were cancelled the IPC have said that the Games will go ahead as planned.

There has been more than 90,000 cases of the virus across 87 countries.

The Paralympics are scheduled to take place from August 25 to September 6.

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