Saturday , 18 May 2024

The Paralympic Russia is preparing for the Rio 2016

To mark 100 days until the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the Russian Paralympic Committee held a press conference and master classes in Paralympic summer sports at its headquarters in Moscow. Leading government officials of the Russian Federation, dignitaries and Paralympic champions attended the press conference, where they took part in numerous master classes in sports such as Para rowing, Para canoeing, boccia, Para table tennis, Para cycling and wheelchair fencing.

The classes were organised by Paralympic and world medallists and coaches, who also worked with participating children with impairments. The master classes demonstrated the increasing interest of a new generation and a way of integrating people with impairments into society.

Source: International Paralympic Committee

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