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.
- The first four Para athletes to cross the line in the 1,500m final for visually-impaired athletes at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, all beat the time set in the 1,500m final at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games held a month earlier.
- All Russian athletes were banned from Paralympic Games in Rio following systemic doping allegations.
- Host Cities of the Paralympics
- Medal Tally at the 2016 Rio Paralympics
- About the Paralympics
- Rio 2016 Summer Olympics
- The next Paralympics will be in Tokyo in 2021
- Sport in Brazil