Parsons won the vote at the IPC general assembly in Abu Dhabi, in the first round with an absolute majority of 84 from the 162 voting members, beating three other candidates. Craven was not a candidate.
Paralympics
GB can thrive with 'target on their backs' at Paralympics, says Love
13/04/2021 AT 15:17
The IPC, the global governing body of the paralympic movement, organises summer and winter paralympics, staged immediately after the Olympics in the same host city, and supervises and coordinates world championships and other competitions.
Paralympics
Christiansen: Back in the saddle and in the hunt for more Paralympic success
19/03/2021 AT 16:48
Paralympics
Becoming an athlete was never my dream, says Paralympic medallist Cockroft
11/03/2021 AT 17:26