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Americans to Watch at the Tokyo Paralympics
August 23, 2021

The Tokyo Paralympic Games — Aug. 24 through Sept. 5 — will bring together 4,400 athletes from 98 countries.

As the largest international competition for athletes with disabilities, the Paralympic Games promote inclusion and emphasize the excellence of sport. This year, badminton and taekwondo have been added to the Paralympic programs, which already included track and field, swimming, archery, equestrian events, rowing, judo, power lifting, table tennis and wheelchair sports.