Paralympic Order for Luca Pancalli
The International Paralympic Committee
(IPC) honoured the top athletes, officials, media and contributors to the Paralympic Movement in the last two years on Saturday evening, 10th of december 2011 at the Paralympic Awards Gala
in the Intercontinental Hotel ballroom in Beijing, China.
The Gala concluded with four dedicated individuals receiving the Paralympic Order , the highest tribute a person connected with the Paralympic Movement may achieve.
Paralympic Order recipients included: Luca Pancalli, EPC Secretary General and president of NPC Italy; Matthias Berg, seven-time Paralympian and involved member of the German National Paralympic Committee (NPC);Nabil Salem, former president of NPC Egypt and the African Paralympic Committee; and the late Randy Snow, four-time Paralympian and devoted member of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).