The 2022 Paralympic Games will take place in Beijing, China from March 4-13. The Games will feature 5 sports that include: wheelchair curling, Para ice hockey, Para alpine skiing, Para snowboard, and Para nordic ski (Para biathlon, and Para cross-country skiing).
Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games will feature a maximum of 748 Para athletes and up to 82 medal events - two more than the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. It is expected to have 39 medal events for men, up to 39 events for women (pending a decision on the snowboard programme), and four mixed events.
There will be up to 234 slots available for women. If all the slots are taken, it will represent a 76 per cent increase from the 133 women who competed at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Please note, this news is reported by "Canadian Paralympic Committee" and does not necessarily reflect the views of Pentland's Prosthetics & Orthotics.