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With 8 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Chef de Mission Penny Briscoe has declared that ParalympicsGB are ready to compete at their most competitive Games ever at Rio 2016.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Rio 2016 Organising Committee and the Agitos Foundation, the IPC’s development arm, gave their full support on Tuesday (30 August) to a global fundraising campaign with an invitation to the world to fund 10,000 Brazilian youngsters to attend next month’s Paralympics.
An additional seven athletes will now compete for ParalympicsGB at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, after late selections by the British Paralympic Association.
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are fast approaching and Sainsbury’s will be supporting ParalympicsGB athletes on their journey by launching a range of merchandise for the first time.
Swimmer Tully Kearney has withdrawn from the ParalympicsGB team as a result of injury.
The British Paralympic Association has commented on the IPC’s statement today.
‘victoRIOus’ is set to be the name of the British Airways aircraft that will fly ParalympicsGB and Team GB home from Rio 2016.
The name, which was one of a short-list of four selected by the athletes and British Airways staff, was chosen by hundreds of fans on Twitter in a recent poll.
Stoke-on-Trent will be the sixth UK city that will host Carnival events during the Paralympic Games in September 2016.
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