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2016 Rio Paralympic Games

The 15th Paralympic Summer Games will be held in Rio, Brazil, in 2016 just days after the completion of the Summer Olympic Games. They are scheduled to be held from 7 to 18 September 2016.

There will be a maximum of 22 sports on the program, and 526 medal events. The sports will include canoe and triathlon, set to make their debuts in 2016.

a Paralympic sprinter at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games a Paralympic sprinter at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games


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