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Where will the next Paralympics be held and what year will it be?

Sarah Storey is just one of Team GB’s successes at this year’s Games (Picture: PA)

The 2020 Paralympics are finished, with Team GB performing tremendously to come second on the leader board.

Team GB’s athletes won a collective 124 medals, 41 of them gold.

Among the many successes, Sarah Storey has had a year to remember, becoming Team GB’s most decorated Paralympian in history.

If you were swept up in the action at the Tokyo Games, how much longer will you have to wait until the next Olympics and Paralympics?

When are the next Games and where will they be held?

Where will the next Paralympics be held?

The 2024 Summer Paralympics, also known as the 17th Summer Paralympic Games, will be held in Paris, France.

Paris 2024 Olympics logo

Paris will be hosting the Olympic and Paralympics (Picture: Getty)

All the Paralympic events will be held in and around Paris, including the suburbs of Saint-Denis and Versailles, & Vaires-sur-Marne which is just outside the city.

The 2024 games will mark the first time Paris has ever hosted the Paralympics.

When are the 2024 Paralympics?

Originally planned to be from 4 to 15 September 2024, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) approved a date change bringing the games forward recently.

The 2024 Paralympics are now expected to run between August 28 and September 8, 2024.

What sports will be played at the 2024 Paralympics?

The programme will include 22 sports and it will remain the same as the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

The sports include:

  • Athletics
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Blind football
  • Boccia
  • Canoe
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Goalball
  • Judo
  • Powerlifting
  • Rowing
  • Shooting  
  • Sitting volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Triathlon
  • Wheelchair basketball
  • Wheelchair fencing
  • Wheelchair rugby
  • Wheelchair tennis.

How does a city get chosen to host the Olympics?

Cities will make bids to the IOC, and then members of the committee will choose which country gets to host during their Session, a general assembly of the committee members.

 Electing the host for the Olympic Games is one of the powers of the Session.

The host city is elected by a majority of the votes cast by secret ballot. Each active member has one vote.


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