Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games open

Added On August 25, 2021

After a year of pandemic-related delays, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games opened at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.
The Paralympic flame was relayed around the stadium as three Paralympians passed it to three medical representatives, before three athletes finally lit the Paralympic cauldron with the cherry blossom motif, marking the pinnacle of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Tokyo and three other prefectures will host the upcoming competitions.
China has sent a delegation of 251 athletes. They will compete in 20 of the 22 sports.