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News - Rio 2016
Rebecca Meyers reflects on Rio 2016 performance
The US swimmer won three golds and one silver at Latin America’s first Paralympic Games.
Brazil’s boccia team receives Allianz Best Team of the Month for September
The Brazilians upset the resounding favourites South Korea for gold at Rio 2016.
Marek helps athletes dig deep on being ‘Proud Paralympian’
The Polish former Para alpine skier served as an athlete ambassador for the IPC’s education programme which was relaunched during Rio 2016.
Snyder recalls delight at breaking 30-year-old world record
More than one month on from Rio 2016, the US swimmer describes how important it was for him to break the 30-year-old 100m freestyle S11 world record.
Benoit Huot talks retirement and Tokyo 2020
The Canadian 32-year-old swimmer won his 20th Paralympic medal at Rio 2016.
Beatrice Vio among guests at Obama's State Dinner
The Rio 2016 wheelchair fencing gold medallist will join the Italian delegation heading to the White House with Prime Minister Renzi.
NPC Australia crowns Alcott Paralympian of the Year
The wheelchair tennis player ended the country’s 16-year medal drought in the sport at Rio 2016.
Paralympic champion volunteers at Rio 2016
Argentina’s Marcela Rizzotto won two swimming golds at Arnhem 1980 and, 36 years later, signed up to volunteer at Rio 2016.
Seven athletes from Oceania at Rio 2016
Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Samoa and Tonga were the continent’s six countries competing at last month’s Paralympic Games.
Trees planted to honour Kazakhstan´s Paralympic medallists
As part of an eco-initiative, a total of 29 trees were planted at the ‘Park of Lovers’ in Astana to honour the 17 Olympic and the two Paralympic medallists from Rio 2016.
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