2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games

The 16th Paralympic Summer Games will be held in Tokyo, Japan, in 2021 just days after the completion of the Summer Olympic Games. They are scheduled to be held from 24 August to 5 September 2021. Tokyo will become the first city to host the Summer Paralympics twice (they also held the event in 1964)

There will be 22 sports on the program. Badminton and taekwondo are set to make their Paralympic debut.

The 22 sports that will be included are: athletics, archery, badminton, boccia, canoe, cycling, equestrian, football 5-a-side, goalball, judo, powerlifting, rowing, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, triathlon, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis.

The two sports not included in Tokyo 2021 are football 7-a-side and sailing.


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