One hundred and twenty athletes entered in the 9th Paralympic National Championship

Praia, Nov 29 (Inforpress) – City of Praia hosts this Saturday and Sunday the 9th Paralympic National Championship (CANADEP 2019), an event that will be attended by 120 athletes with disabilities from all the Cabo Verde Islands.

Organized by the Cabo Verdean Federation of Adapted Sports (FECADA), in partnership with the Cabo Verdean Paralympic Committee, CANADEP 2019 will be played between the National Stadium (athletics events) and the requalified area in ​​Quebra Canela, the stage of the opening competitions in wheelchair / basketball / volleyball / seated basketball and weightlifting.

CANADEP 2019, according to the organization, has as its main objectives, the sports exchange between athletes with disabilities in the means of inclusion in society and to select athletes to represent Cabo Verde in the next international competitions.

Ahead of the competition, the organization reserves this Friday for the holding of the general assembly of FECADA and COPAC, to be held at the Cabo Verdean Paralympic Committee’s headquarters in Palmarejo.



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