A record number of broadcasters from around the world are set to cover the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

Media rights holders in more than 160 countries and territories have committed to broadcasting the Paralympic Games which open on 28 August 2024.

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A record number of Broadcasters are set to cover the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

By comparison, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games were shown in 154 countries and territories to a cumulative 4.1 billion viewers.

Paris 2024 will be the first Paralympic Games to offer some live coverage from each of the 22 sports. At Tokyo 2020, 19 sports were broadcast, and at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 15 sports were shown live.

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In the host country, France Televisions will broadcast the Games, while Radio France and RMC have secured radio rights. Channel 4 in the UK will screen its fourth successive summer Paralympic Games.

Tony Estanguet, Paris 2024 President, said: “To have reached this sales record with six months still to go is another proof of the huge anticipation for these Games around the world. For Paris 2024, it also marks an important step towards our goal of taking the visibility of Para sport and Para athletes to another level this summer.”

John Lisko, Managing Director of IPC Global Media Rights, said: “According to Nielsen, interest in the Paralympic Games in the last eight years has more than doubled and this has been reflected by media rights holders and their increased commitments.

The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games will take place between 28 August and 8 September.

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