Monday, 28 April 2008

14th Paralympiad Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 2008

The 14th Paralympiad Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 2008 will be held at National Sports Complex and University Putra Malaysia (UPM) from the 3-9 May 2008. More than 1500 athletes from the 15 states will be competing in this games. The official opening ceremony will be held at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur at 7.45pm 3rd May 2008 and the closing ceremony will be held at 7.45pm on the 9th May 2008 at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. Entrance is free!

Doctors and physiotherapists will be involved in medical coverage and Classification of athletes according to the various disabilities. Classification will be held from 1-2 May 2008 at the Engineering College, UPM just adjacent to the Games Village. The athletes who do not have valid classification would need to be classified. However, athletes who are unsure of their status should get their classification status confirmed at the classification station before 3pm of 2nd May 2008.

Athletes are reminded that there would be doping control testing during the competition. Hence, caution should be taken to avoid medication which are on the WADA Prohibited list 2008.

Enjoy the games!

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