The Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games have been given a huge vote of confidence by Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) President Jose Luis Campo following a three-day Coordination Commission visit to the Canadian city.
Information was given to the officials on a whole range of topics including sport, venues, ticketing, the Torch Relay, Ceremonies, communications, marketing and broadcasting, operations and test events, as well as projects Toronto 2015 is undertaking to help develop Parasport in Canada and across the Americas.
"We were delighted with the outcome of the Coordination Commission and leave confident that Toronto 2015 is on course to deliver the biggest and best Parapan American Games ever," Campo said.
"I was really impressed at the attention to detail the Organising Committee is paying in each area and am sure the Games here will be a great success.
"These Games will attract many of the biggest names in sport, all hoping to book their ticket to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
"It will be an amazing spectacle and will help showcase the high performance athletes to new fans around the Americas."
Toronto 2015 is expected to see around 1,600 athletes from 28 countries compete across 15 sports as they bid for a place at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
The Games will mark the fifth edition of the major sporting event, following its inauguration in Mexico City in 1999.
Toronto beat bids from Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia to win the rights to host the event during a vote on November 6, 2009 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Mexico and Brazil have been the dominant forces at the four previous Games, each leading the medal table in two of the four tournaments.
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