XV. Summer-Paralympics
7th - 18th September 2016
Rio/Brazil

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Facts

  • 4.350 athletes from 176 nations are expected  
  • 23 sports will be contested, including 2 new sports Paracanoe and Paratriathlon
  • 528 medal events
  • 1.8 million tickets
  • 25.000 volunteers

 

Competition venues 

Competition venues will be spread across 4 regions of the city

1. Barra Zone
- Barra Olympic Park

  • Olympic Tennis Centre (Wheelchair tennis, Football 5-a-side)
  • Rio Olympic Velodrome (Para-cycling track)
  • Rio Olympic Arena (Wheelchair basketball)
  • Olympic Aquatics Stadium (Swimming)
  • Future Arena (Handball, Goalball)
  • Carioca Arena 1-3 (Judo, Wheelchair basketball, Wheelchair rugby, Boccia)

- Riocentro (Table tennis, Powerlifting, Sitting volleyball)
- Paralympic Village

2. Deodoro Zone
- Olympic Shooting Centre (Shooting)
- Deodoro Stadium (Football 7-a-side, Wheelchair fencing)
- Olympic Equestrian Centre (Equestrian)
- Rugby & Modern Pentathlon Arena (Football 7-a-side)

3. Maracanã Zone
- João Havelange Olympic Stadium (Athletics)
- Maracanã Stadium (Ceremonies)
- Sambódromo (Archery)

4. Copacabana Zone
- Marina da Glória (Sailing)
- Lagoa Stadium (Rowing, Paracanoe)
- Flamengo Park (Marathon, Para-cycling road)
- Fort Copacabana (Paratriathlon)

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Games Concept RIO 2016 (Photo: RIO 2016)

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The Rio 2016 mascots Vinicius andTom (Photo: Rio 2016)

 

Useful Links

www.oepc.at 

www.paralympic.org

 www.rio2016.com

Mascots RIO 2016

All Fotocredits: www.rio2016.com 

 

 

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