LONDON, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- Beijing will become one of the six places to host the inaugural Paralympic grand prix events in 2013, it was announced by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Monday.
"Should the trial be successful then we will look at how we can expand these events in 2014 and beyond," said IPC and British Athletics chief Ed Warner. "These are great developments for the sport and we expect to make further announcements during the year. "
The first event in 2013 will take place in Dubai in March, before competitions in Beijing, Sao Paulo, Grosseto (in Italy), Arizona and Berlin.
The 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships will be held in Lyon, France in July.
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