France will be hosting its first-ever Summer Paralympic Games in 2024. The programme will include 22 sports, 549 events and will take place from 28 August to 8 September. The Paralympic Games are the ultimate goal for athletes with disabilities. These Games offer an opportunity for sportspeople with motor disabilities (amputated or missing limbs, cerebral palsy, paraplegia, tetraplegia, hemiplegia, dwarfism, etc.), sensory disabilities (visual impairment) or intellectual disabilities to achieve sporting excellence and to inspire and entertain the world.
The 22 paralympic sports
Blind football, boccia, goalball, para archery, para athletics, para badminton, para canoe, para cycling road, para cycling track, para equestrian (para dressage), para judo, para powerlifting, para rowing, para swimming, para table tennis, para taekwondo, para triathlon, shooting para sport, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair tennis