Accessible facilities at Asian Para Games

1 November 2023

Competitors take part in the lawn bowls competition at the 4th Asian Para Games, Hangzhou, Oct. 21, 2023. Hangzhou Wenhui School, which is hosting the event, is the first venue in the history of the Asian Para Games to be transformed from a school playing field. The venue has undergone a series of comprehensive improvements and renovations, with a focus on the construction of accessible facilities. []
A press conference hall equipped with accessible ramp at the 4th Asian Para Games, Hangzhou, Oct. 21, 2023. []]
A press conference on the 4th Asian Para Games, Hangzhou, Oct. 22, 2023. The accessibility renovations at Hangzhou Wenhui School are a microcosm of the preparations that have been made for accessible services in this edition of the Asian Para Games. This year’s Games are the largest ever, with nearly 5,200 participants from 44 countries and regions in Asia. The Hangzhou Organizing Committee for the Asian Para Games has upgraded and transformed competition venues, the Asian Games Village and reception hotels with accessible facilities. Majid Rashed, president of the Asian Paralympic Committee, highly praised Hangzhou’s efforts in creating an accessible environment and stated that these improvements would leave a legacy for the city and its people. []
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