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News - Rio 2016
Year-end edition of The Paralympian features Rio 2016’s legacy
The final magazine issue of 2016 looks at the impact Rio 2016 had on the Movement, contains athlete anecdotes from the Paralympic Games, and much more.
Brazil’s goalball players reflect on Rio 2016
The Brazilian men’s team took bronze, whilst the women’s finished fourth at Latin America’s first Paralympic Games.
Rachel Morris named Para rower of the year
World Rowing recognised the British rower’s performance at Rio 2016, where she won gold in the women’s singles sculls ASW1x.
Lei Liu: My top three moments from Rio 2016
Get to know China’s triple powerlifting Paralympic champion’s favourite three moments from Latin America’s first Paralympic Games.
Interview with a champion: Liu Lei on his third Paralympic gold
The 29-year-old took the men’s up to 72kg title with a 221kg lift at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games debrief concludes in Tokyo
Many aspects of September’s Games were reviewed for the benefit of future Organising Committees.
Iran: Rio 2016’s football 5 surprise package
The Asian team’s star Behzad Zadaliasghari explains what made winning their first Paralympic medal possible.
China’s Rong Jing still amazed by Brazilian people
The three-time Rio 2016 wheelchair fencing champion fondly remembers her second Paralympic experience, last September.
Making a Splash: Wenpan overcomes rookie blues
The five-time Paralympic champion looks back on a series of stunning performances in 2016 and sets his sights on 2020.
The IPC media team shortlisted for three European Excellence awards
The team has been shortlisted for Communications Team of the Year, Online Video Channel and PR Professional of the Year.
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