The Asian Para Games is a multi-sport event for athletes with physical disabilities, held every four years after the Asian Games. The inaugural Asian Para Games was held in 2010 in Guangzhou, China. This year, riding on the success of the first games, the 2nd Asian Para Games will be held in Incheon, Korea from 18 October to 24 October 2014.
There will be approximately 6,000 participants from the 41 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs). Athletes will compete in 23 Sports, 605 events at 23 official competition venues.
The slogan is ‘A Wave of Passion, Now Begins’ inspired by the waves of the coast of Incheon, to regard the place of new commencement for all Asian Athletes with disabilities.
Singapore will be represented by 53 athletes and 38 officials who will compete in 11 sports – Athletics, Badminton, Boccia, Cerebral Palsy Football 7-a-side, Cycling, Lawn Bowls, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis and Tenpin Bowling.
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