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Paris 2024: Paralympics, the second side of the medal

2021-08-04T15:10:31.573Z

PARIS 2024 (10/14) - On August 8, at the closing of the Tokyo Olympics, Anne Hidalgo will receive the Olympic flag. The start of a crazy adventure that will lead to the Paris 2024 Games.



In Tokyo, the Paralympic Games will quickly take over (August 24 to September 5).

In Paris, they are closely linked to the project.

“For the Olympic and Paralympic Games, we have the same ambition.

For the first time in the history of the Games, we have the same Olympic and Paralympic emblem.

And mirror effect, it is one of the rare times when all the sites that host the Olympic Games are 99% identical for the Paralympics

(the only different site being the Pierre-de-Coubertin stadium for goalball, for the visually impaired)

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, Summarizes Ludivine Munos, head of Paralympic integration within the Paris 2024 organizing committee.

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  • The full Olympic program

  • The Olympic medal table

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Paris 2024: the pride of parity

Eighteen of the twenty-two sports on the Paralympic Games program are within ten kilometers of the Village.

Legend of Paralympic swimming (twelve medals and fourteen world medals), Ludivine Munos recalls:

“The first Paralympic Games date back to 1960. It is a movement that grows from edition to edition.

We remember London 2012

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Source: lefigaro

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