Media accreditation for the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships now open‏

Media are advised that accreditation for the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships in Mexico City is now open at www.paralympic.org/mexico-city-2015/media.

The competition, which runs from 26-29 April, is the first region-wide IPC Powerlifting event to take place in the Americas and is a key qualification stop for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Around 120 athletes from 25 countries are expected to compete.

Information about media accommodation is also available at the above link.

More information about Mexico City 2015 is available at www.Mexico-City-2015.com and further details about IPC Powerlifting are available at www.ipc-powerlifting.org.

Contact

For further information about IPC Powerlifting and Mexico City 2015, please contact Lucy Dominy, IPC Public Relations and Campaigns Manager on e-mail: lucy.dominy@paralympic.org or call +49-228-2097-159.

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