On this website, we have uploaded videos full of unique fascination of the Paralympic Games. Please have a look and enjoy the impressive athletes as they confidently compete.
Judo (15 sec.)
Swimming (15 sec.)
Athletics (15 sec.)
Goalball (15 sec.)
Wheelchair Rugby (15 sec.)
The breath-taking beauty and inspiration of
the Opening Ceremony,
The athletes giving their very best,
Stunning performances and broken records...
This is what awaits you at
the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games!
Here, we will keep you up to date with
the related events we will be holding during
the Rio 2016 Games
and how you can enjoy them with us.
And that's not all!
Get ready for an early glimpse of
the Tokyo 2020 Games!
Because once the curtain falls on the 2016 Games,
the world's focus will shift from Rio to Tokyo!
Gold medallist in the women's marathon at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, and currently serving as Chair of the Tokyo 2020 Athletes' Commission.
Competed in the Swimming competitions at every Summer Paralympic Games from Barcelona 1992 to London 2012, winning five gold medals. Presently Vice-chair of the Tokyo 2020 Athletes' Commission.
During both the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic closing ceremonies, the Olympic and Paralympic flags will be officially handed over to the next host city, Tokyo.
During the closing ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Olympic flags was handed over to Tokyo. These symbolic moments was followed by an eight-minute show to introduce the capital of Japan to the rest of the world. Also, during the closing ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the Paralympic flags will be handed over to Tokyo.
Dates of the Flag Handovers：
Rio 2016 Olympic Closing Ceremony:
21 August 2016 (local time)
Rio 2016 Paralympic Closing Ceremony:
18 September 2016 (local time)
Estadio do Maracana
The Live Sites will be held as an official program of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. At the Live Sites, visitors will be able to view exciting live broadcasts shown on a jumbo screen outside competition venues, enjoy stage events, and experience Olympic/Paralympic sports on a trial basis.
Specifically, the Live Sites will feature, among other things: live broadcasts of the opening and closing ceremonies and sports competitions on a large screen; talk shows and live music performances held onstage; an area where visitors can experience Olympic/Paralympic sports; realistic video content that offers high-resolution images of athletes’ performances and the Tokyo Vision 2020 (only at Ueno Park); information on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games; sales of the Games’ licensed products; and exhibition booths organized by Tokyo 2020 partners.