Local time on September 7, the Paralympic Games will be opened in Rio de Janeiro. To celebrate the arrival of this sporting event, a few days ago, Google specially customized a Paralympic doodle. The veterans of World War II by the British in 1948, held the Games now has developed into the world's largest sporting event with disabilities. Since 1960, with the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games began in the same year held this year, it attracted 4,300 athletes from 161 countries participated.
Although these athletes with physical disabilities but their athletic program, were up more than 500. And for these athletes, but a shortage of funds events defect itself is not the most difficult conditions.
President of the International Paralympic Committee Philip Craven told The Associated Press: & ldquo; This is our inception Paralympics since suffered the worst. Although we realize that there will be many difficulties, but I never thought would be so serious. & Rdquo;
Five weeks ago, Craven BOCOG learned from Rio de Janeiro, they have no extra money to the Paralympic Games, only Rio city government and the federal government invested $ 46.3 million, respectively, to $ 30.7 million.