Wed, 28 Aug|
The Paralympics, a multi-sport event for disabled athletes, are stepping out of the shadow of the Olympic Games. Once seen as a minor sporting event tacked onto the end of the Olympics, the Paralympic Games will see unprecedented exposure and the athletes celebrated for their athletic achievements.
Time & Location
28 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 08 Sept 2024, 10:00
Paris, Paris, France
About the Event
Join us for the XVII edition of the Paralympic Games, the most significant sporting extravaganza ever hosted in France – The Paralympic Games of Paris 2024! Over the course of 12 awe-inspiring days, from August 28 to September 8, 2024, Paris will become the epicenter of sporting excellence and inclusivity as it welcomes 4,400 of the world's most exceptional Paralympic athletes.
These Games have evolved into one of the globe's premier sporting spectacles, continually capturing the imagination of a growing and enthusiastic global audience. Beyond the realm of sports, the Paralympic Games represent a unique opportunity to shed light on the intersection of athleticism and disability, acting as a beacon of inspiration, a catalyst for societal transformation, and a promoter of inclusive professional and sporting prospects for individuals with disabilities.
As the Paralympic flame ignites in Paris, it marks a historic journey for all of France, transcending boundaries and forging unforgettable memories. Be a part of this unparalleled adventure, a celebration of human resilience and achievement, and witness over 184 National Paralympic Committees, 22 thrilling sports, 11 intense days of competition, and 20 state-of-the-art competition venues. A staggering 549 events will unfold, as over 3 million spectators from around the world converge to witness the power of determination, courage, and triumph.
The Paralympic Games of Paris 2024 are not just about medals and records; they are about rewriting the narrative of disability in sport and society, where everyone has a role to play. Join us as we embark on a journey unlike any other, where the spirit of inclusivity soars, barriers shatter, and history is made.