London 2017 Para Athletics Championships Paralympic Sport

London 2017 Announces BP as Partner for World Para Athletics Championships

May 24, 2017

Global brand BP has been announced by London 2017 as the latest National Partner for the World Para Athletics Championships.

BP has been a partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) since 2013 and has supported a number of National Paralympic Committees and Paralympians around the world.

This year’s World Para Athletics Championships, which will take place at the London Stadium between 14-23 July.

The Championships, along with the IAAF World Championships London 2017 that follow from 4-13 August, together celebrate the Summer of World Athletics, the biggest sporting event in the world in 2017 with more than 3,000 athletes from over 200 nations set to compete.

Niels de Vos, Championship Director, said: “Securing such a major multinational as BP is great news for us. We are aware of their support for the Paralympic movement and we are delighted that they have agreed to extend this to support to the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017.”

Duncan Blake, BP’s Global Brand Director, said: “BP was one of the first major brands to support the global Paralympic movement. The energy within Para sport is truly inspirational, and being involved in this world-class Para sporting event at the venue of the London 2012 Paralympic Games brings us back to where our support began.”

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