Lyon, France will host the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships
between 19-28 July. Around 1,300 athletes from 90 countries are
expected to attend the event which will be the first major gathering of
international track and field stars following the hugely successful
London 2012 Paralympic Games. The majority of medal winners from London will be competing in Lyon as they start their preparations for the next Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.