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2016 Rio Paralympic Games tickets go on sale

Online ticket sales have begun for the upcoming 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Maracana, Rio de Janeiro.
Maracana, Rio de Janeiro. Image by Batista Laureano / CC BY 2.0

The 22 events will take place from 7-18 September following the 2016 Olympic Games and will feature disabled and impaired athletes. Tickets range in price from R$10 (US$3) for events like wheelchair tennis, archery, road cycling and weightlifting to R$130 (US$20) for wheelchair basketball. Tickets for opening and closing ceremonies at Maracana Stadium start at R$100 (US$25) and go up to R$1200 (US$300). Read more: riotimesonline.com