The Asean Para Games is considered the biggest multi-sports and multi-disability sporting event for the disabled in the Asean Regions. The Asean Para Games has been organized every two years, since the formation of the Asean Para Sports Federation (APSF) in 2001. KL’09, 5th Asean Para Games will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 15 to 19 August 2009. 10 APSF member nations plus Timor Leste will be participating in this games with approximately 1200 athletes and officials involved.
Whilst the opening ceremony is held on the 15th August 2009, the official competitions and preparations do start on the 13th August 2009 right up to the night of 19th August 2009; the night of the closing ceremony.
The 5th ASEAN Para Games consists of 11 sporting events : Athletics, Badminton, Power-Lifting, Sailing, Chess, Swimming, Table Tennis, Bowling, Sitting Volleyball, Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Tennis; and spread across 11 venues.
For more information :
Steven Leong Photography appointed as the official photographer for KL’09 5th ASEAN Para Games
KL’09 5th ASEAN Para Games Part I – Introduction
KL’09 5th ASEAN Para Games Part II – Preparations & Practices
KL’09 5th ASEAN Para Games Part III – The Games
Tun Jeanne Abdullah officiates the Paralympic Park @ Bukit Jalil
Launch of the KL09 Torch Run Mission at KL Tower
KLAPGOC Final Meeting
Official KL’09 Website