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Paris 2024: Games Wide Open!

All eyes are turned to Paris in 2024, as they deliver Games that they say are “more responsible, more inclusive, more equal and more spectacular than ever before”.

The Paris 2024 Games are set to be the biggest sporting event ever organised in France. The Paralympic Games will run from August 28 to September 8, bringing together 4400 athletes from around the world to compete in 22 different sports.

For the very first time, the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS) will be providing live coverage of all sports at the Paralympics, finally recognising the elite status of these athletes and the general interest in seeing them perform on the world stage. Paralympics Australia has confirmed that Nine has secured media rights to broadcast Paris 2024 coverage, across free-to-air, streaming, radio, print and online.

Australian Paralympians will be competing in Archery, Athletics, Cycling, Paracanoeing, Rowing, Swimming, and Table Tennis. 

Aerial view of the Stade de France with athletic tracks and a green field, surrounded by a border with the Paris 2024 logo
The Stade de France will host displays of sporting prowess from the best Paralympians from around the world.

Key Facts:

  • August 28 – September 8 2024
  • 22 sports and 549 events
  • 20 accessible venues across Paris
  • 184 National Paralympic Committees
  • 4400 athlete participants
  • 3 million spectators around the world

Stay up-to-date with preparations and follow our athletes – all the way to Paris and beyond! – via Paralympics Australia.

This story first appeared in Travel Without Limits. You can subscribe to the magazine here.

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