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IWAS Cancels Sao Paulo Wheelchair World Cup and America’s Championships

03/05/2020, 9:30am CST
By Kristen Henneman

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) -- The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation announced on March 3 that all international wheelchair fencing Zonal Championships and World Cups prior to May 31 have been cancelled.

Team USA was scheduled to compete at the Sao Paulo World Cup and the America’s Championships – the final event in the Paralympic qualifying process – from March 11-18 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. All athletes have been contacted.

IWAS is currently reviewing the qualification process for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games and will release more information on March 12. All further updates to events, as well as qualification details, will be posted on usafencing.org.

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