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IWAS World Games

IWAS World Games 2022

IWAS World Games 2022


IWAS World Games 2022, Vila Real de Santo Antonio



23-29 November 2022


Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal

Sports Programme

Athletics, swimming, powerlifting and Cerebral Palsy football.

Entry Information Pack

IWAS Competition Management System (ICMS) – Entry by numbers

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The venue, Complexo Desportivo Vila Real de Santo Antonio, played host to the 2017 World Games and were the would-be hosts of the 2021 Games cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The picturesque beachfront location in the Algarve will welcome athletes of the IWAS Membership to compete over four days in a provisional sports programme of athletics, swimming, powerlifting and making its IWAS Games debut, Cerebral Palsy football.

About the IWAS World Games

Designed to give aspiring Paralympians and emerging athletes their first taste of international competition, the Games have helped produce many of the world’s big name stars.

These include the USA’s seven-time Paralympic track champion Tatyana McFadden and Great Britain’s double gold-medallist sprinter Jonnie Peacock. Germany’s long jump T44 world record holder Markus Rehm and Italian world and Paralympic wheelchair fencing title-holder Beatrice Vio have also competed.