Dubai is set to host the final World Para Powerlifting World Cup of the season, with athletes seeking to secure Paralympic qualification.
Competition is scheduled to take place from tomorrow until June 26 in city in the United Arab Emirates.
The event will be the final World Cup in the qualification period for Tokyo 2020, with the Paralympic ranking list closing on June 27.
The top eight male and female athletes in each bodyweight category's ranking will secure a place at Tokyo 2020.
Competition will begin tomorrow with the men’s under-49 kilograms event, followed by the women’s 41kg, 45kg and 67kg competitions.
Three men’s events will take place the following day - the 54kg, 59kg and 65kg - with men’s 80kg and 88kg held alongside the women’s 73kg and 86kg competitions on day three.
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The 2021 #WorldCup returns from 19 to 26 June in Dubai, UAE for the season’s final stop.
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Both the women’s 50kg, 55kg and 79kg events will be held on June 22, with the men’s 72kg category.
The penultimate day will see the men’s 97kg, the under- and over-107kg competitions take place, along with the women’s 86kg event.
The World Cup will conclude with the women’s 61kg event on June 24.