2016 Simmer Paralympics

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XV Paralympic Games
2016 Summer Paralympics logo.svg
The Official Paralympic emblem/logo was launched on 26 November 2011.[1]
Host ceety Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Motto A new warld
(Portuguese: Um mundo novo)
Naitions pairteecipatin 159[2]
Athletes pairteecipatin 4,342
Events 528 in 22 sports[3][4]
Appenin ceremony 7 September
Closin ceremony 18 September
Offeecially appened bi Preses Michel Temer
Athlete's Aith Phelipe Rodrigues
Judge's Aith Raquel Daffre
Paralympic torch Clodoaldo Silva
Paralympic stadium Maracanã Stadium
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The 2016 Simmer Paralympics (Brazilian Portuguese: Jogos Paralímpicos de Verão de 2016), the fifteent Simmer Paralympic Gemmes, war a major internaitional multi-sport event for athletes wi disabilities govrened bi the Internaitional Paralympic Committee, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, frae 7 September tae 18 September 2016. The Gemmes merked the first time a Laitin American an Sooth American ceety hostit the event, the seicont Soothren Hemisphere ceety an naition, the first ane bein the 2000 Simmer Paralympics in Sydney, an an aa the first time a Lusophone (Portuguese-speakin) kintra hostit the event.[5] These Gemmes saw the introduction o twa new sports tae the Paralympic program: canoein an the paratriathlon.

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  1. "Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Emblem To Be Revealed". Paralympic.org. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 
  2. "Comoros and Liberia miss final cut at Rio 2016 Paralympics to leave 159 countries set to compete". insidethegames. 7 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  3. "Rio 2016 vende ingressos dos Jogos Paralímpicos para colégios e grupos". Globo.com. 20 August 2016. 
  4. "Olympic News - Latest News on the Rio 2016 Olympics". Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  5. "Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games". BBC News. 2 October 2009. Retrieved 4 October 2009.