Rio Paralympics opening ceremony 2016
|Rio Paralympics opening ceremony|
Opening ceremony of Paralympics: Is all set to make the Paralympics Fans of across the globe Crazy to the Core. Come to september, 7 and the aggravation of the people will go sky high. The opening ceremony has all the amazing things that will guarantee thunderous applause. The music ambassador of Paralympics, 2016 it will make the people captivate with his official theme song. The tickets of Paralympics, 2016 events have already been sold. There are twenty three (23) sports, five hundred twentyeight (528) Events in the Paralympics.
The Paralympics in Summer in Rio de Janeiro are from September 7-18, 2016. The games are held after the Rio Summer Olympics 2016 and feature top athletes with a disability.
First South American Host City
Rio de Janeiro is the first South American city to host the Summer Paralympics, which will see athletes with disabilities or impairments compete in sports like athletics, judo,cycling, rowing, swimming, and volleyball.
Countdown to Rio Paralympics 2016
2016 Summer Paralympic sports will be played in several venues in the city, including the world famous football (soccer) Maracanã Stadium.
Same host city as 2016 Summer Olympics
The Paralympic Games are held in the same year and city as the Olympic Games. Since the Seoul in 1988 Paralympics and the Albertville 1992 Winter Paralympics, they have also been held at the same venues as the 2016 Summer Olympics. From 2012 it became mandatory for cities that host the Olympic Games to also host the Paralympics.
Paralympics Opening ceremony on Independence Day
The Paralympics' opening ceremony correspond with Brazil's Independence Day, which is a national holiday on September 7, 2016. Apart from this, some places may schedule local public holidays during the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
First Paralympics in 1960
In 1948 German-born neurologist Mr. Ludwig Guttmann organized a sporting competition involving World War II veterans with spinal cord injuries in England. An international movement was born from his Endeavour, leading to the first official Paralympic Games, in Rome, Italy, in 1960. The games started after six days the Olympic Games' closing ceremony.