BBC Sport - Rio 2016: One year until Rio Paralympics
One year until Rio Paralympics
- From the section Disability Sport
Monday marks a year to go to the start of the Rio Paralympics.
The event will run from 7-18 September 2016 and will feature 4,350 athletes from 178 countries.
Over the 11 days of competition there will be 528 medal events across 22 sports with Para-canoe and Para-triathlon making their debuts.
Great Britain will be hoping to continue their strong Paralympic performances in Rio as BBC Sport's Kate Grey finds out.
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