2016 Rio Paralympic Games Part 1

2016 Rio Paralympic Games Part 1.

159 National Paralympic Committees are participating at the 2016 Rio Games, with a total of 4,342 athletes taking part from 7th September to 18th September. These photos are from the first 6 days of events and they are reflective of the panache, courage and competitive spirit they bring to the 22 sports included in this year’s Games: archery, athletics, boccia, paracanoe, cycling road and track, equestrian, football 5-a-side, football 7-a-side, goalball, judo, paratriathlon, powerlifting, rowing, sailing, shooting, swimming, table tennis, volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis.