By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, August 24th, the International Paralympic Committee announced it had broken a Paralympic single day sales record with 133,000 tickets sold on Tuesday, August 23rd. With Tuesday’s record-breaking sales, an estimated 600,000 tickets for the 2016 Paralympics have been sold, comprising slightly more than twenty percent of the 2.5 million tickets available.

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