PARALYMPIC GAMES

Beijing 2022

The Paralympic Games will once more visit Beijing but this time it will be the Paralympic Winter Games that take place. The decision to award the Games to Beijing took place at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia in July 2015. For more details on the successful bid, visit the IPC website here.

Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will take place from 25 August – 6 September 2020. 22 sports will feature. For more information, please visit the official website.

PyeongChang 2018

More nations from Asia competed at PyeongChang than at any other Paralympic Winter Games. Japan once again proved to the the strongest Asian nation, winning a total of ten medals, three of which were gold. China won their first ever medal at a Winter Paralympic Games when they took Gold in the wheelchair curling, Host nation Republic of Korea won three medals, including one Gold and Kazakhstan also won a Gold. For reports on the performances of Asian nations, visit our news section and www.pyeongchang2018.com

Rio 2016

'The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games took place from 7-18 September 2016. A total of 39 countries from the 42 strong membership of the APC competed, sending a total of 941 athletes which is the largest number of Asian athletes ever to compete at a summer Games. The Asian nations won more medals than in 2012 with a total of 422 compared to 401 in London. China again dominated the medal table but notable other performances were: Uzbekistan and Thailand increased their medal tally on the London Games significantly with Uzbekistan winning an additional thirty medals and Thailand an additional ten. Many Asian nations also had their strongest ever performance in terms of medals including India, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. For more details about the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, visit www.rio2016.com