Brazil 2016 Paralympics Team Beats London, Bar High for Tokyo

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At a press conference on Sunday, September 18th, Brazil’s Minister of Sport, Leonardo Picciani, celebrated Team Brazil’s Paralympic accomplishments at the recently concluded Rio 2016 Paralympics. Minister Picciani also revealed the federal government’s new ten-year sports initiative that aims to further improve the country’s Olympic and Paralympic performance for Tokyo 2020 and beyond.

Though dropping one spot in the medal table compared to London 2012, from seventh to eighth, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?