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The third day of the inspection visit of Sochi's sporting facility “ Yuzhnoe vzmorie” by the first Vice President of the Russian Paralympic Committee Pavel Rozhkov and the Technical Manager of IWAS Jan Bockweg

28 August 2014

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During the third day of the inspection visit of competition venues and accommodations facilities in Sochi, in the eve of the forthcoming 2015 IWAS World Games, the first Vice President of the Russian Paralympic Committee , Chairman of the Executive Committee and  member of IWAS Executive Committee, Pavel Rozkhov  together with official IWAS representave, Technical Manager  Jan Bockweg inspected the sporting facility “ Yuzhnoe vzmorie”

In the future the sporting facility could host the table tennis and fencing competitions as well as be place for accommodation of numerous Paralympic athletes arriving for 2015 World Games all over the world.  The complex  facilities are also allow the holding of the General IWAS Assembly as well the meeting of the International Fencing Federation which will take place during the Games, The “ Yuzhnoe vzmorie” in the center of Adler can be a wonderful choice for holding such events.

IWAS World Games are held every two years to identify the strongest athletes with physical disabilities, at the stages of preparation for the XV Paralympic Summer Games in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). First IWAS World Games were held in 1948. Games are held in accordance with the rules and requirements of the International Paralympic Committee. IWAS World Games are traditionally attended by over 500 athletes with physical disabilities, participants of such disciplines as : athletics, swim, archery, table tennis, power and many others At the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, the IWAS after thorough inspection of all possible sites in various countries will determine which one will receive the honor of hosting IWAS World Games 2015.

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