All united behind French Paralympic Team! [fr]
Since 1960, the French Team has taken part in every edition of the Paralympic Games. For this year’s 15th edition, Franc will make no exception !
With a 230-strong French Delegation, including 126 athletes (42 women and 84 men) taking part in the Paralympic Games opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium in Rio, France is actively involved in the race for medals to wich around 4,350 athletes coming from 16 countries will participate.
Until 18 September, the French team join the contest in more than 17 out of the 23 disciplines represented at the Paralympic Games. The athletes will be led by the quadruple medallist Michaël Jérémiasz, a charismatic wheelchair tennis player who has been designated as the flag bearer.