European Paralympic Youth Games 2017 - Genoa

Wednesday, 11 October, 2017


The Blue Pavilion of the trade fair will host the blind eyeballs, goalball, tennis, archery, and the European Para Youth Games Volleyball Games scheduled between Genova and Savona from 9 to 15 October. More than a thousand accredited (800 athletes) for the event recording the participation of 27 countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and Hungary.

In Genoa there will also be swimming competitions at the swimming pool "I Delfini" in Pra ', the 7th calcio kick and the 5th blind for the blind at Pra' sports ground, the Paralympic bait at Tower Genoa Airport Hotel, sailing in the water mirror in front of Corso Italia. In Savona, at the Fontanassa field, the program will be held on the Atletica.

The program envisages the arrival of delegations between Saturday 7 and Monday 9 October, workouts and classifications for the identification of the disability class until Tuesday 10 October. The next day, on Wednesday, October 11, there will be the opening ceremony with a point of arrival in Piazza De Ferrari Protagonisti, together with athletes, technicians and executives of the participating teams, also the 5000 children from second and third grade secondary schools, at the close of the projects organized by the Organizing Committee.