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The 2016 Paralympic games, the fifteenth edition, are a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016. The Games mark the first time a Latin American and South American city hosts the event. These Games will see the introduction of two new sports to the Paralympic program: canoeing and the paratriathlon.
Wheelchair athlete returns from the Rio Games calling for a new funding category to be set up for disabled athletes so they can aim for more glory at the next Games in Tokyo