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From April 25th to May 1st 2016 it is the Défi sportif AlterGo event. Défi sportif AlterGo is presented by Hydro-Québec. 5000 victories; 5000 stories.

About the Défi sportif AlterGo

The Défi sportif AlterGo is an international event that reunites both elite and up-coming athletes, with all types of disabilities. Each year, about 5,000 athletes from 20 countries or so, compete during 7 days in Montreal and on the South-Shore.


World unique, the Défi sportif AlterGo is also an internationally recognized organization that contributes to the social inclusion of all athletes with disabilities.


Since 1984, the Défi sportif AlterGo is organized by AlterGo, a group of Montreal organizations that promote access to leisure, sport and culture for persons with disabilities. This event contributes to the social inclusion of athletes with disabilities and shines a light on universal accessibility. The organization values the success of athletes with disabilities, contributes to spreading the notion of universal accessibility, and promotes the practise of high-level sports and the development of school level sports. The seven days of competition of the Défi sportif AlterGo showcase Montreal as a mecca for adapted sport, accessible to people with disabilities.

The Défi sportif AlterGo in a few words

  • 7 days of competitions
  • Sports
    • Athletics
    • basketball
    • baseball
    • boccia
    • curling
    • rhythmic gymnastics
    • hockey-ball
    • sledge hockey
    • adapted karate
    • swimming
    • para-cycling
    • para-shooting
    • rugby
    • soccer
    • volleyball
  • 6 competition venues in Montreal and on the South-Shore
  • All types of disabilities
  • Over 100 schools and readaptation centres
  • 30 disciplines
  • Over 1,200 volunteers

Learn about our sport partners

The Défi sportif is organised by AlterGo.
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