XV Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016

The Paralympic Games in 2016 will take place in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) from September 7 to September 18.

528 sets of paralympic medals in 22 sports will be awarded in Rio de Janeiro, which are 25 more than there were in London.

4350 sportsmen from 179 countries are expected to attend the games.

The official website of the organizing committee of the Paralympic Games 2016

IPC World Athletics Championship in Doha (Qatar)

212 sets of medals were awarded during the IPC World Athletics Championship in 2015.

Russian athletes won 69 medals, among which were 24 gold, 21 silver and 24 bronze medals, and became silver medalists in the unofficial team placing.

Chinese team won the greatest number of medals – 85 (41 gold, 26 silver and 18 bronze medals),

Russian team won 69 and the USA team got the third place – 39 medals (13 gold, 16 silver and 10 bronze medals).

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