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  • 2020 By the Book -- Paralympics


    08/23/13

    Each bid offers different dates for the Paralympics. (Getty Images)
    (ATR) Each host city proposes their own vision for the Paralympic Games. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at plans of Istanbul, Madrid, and Tokyo for the 2020 Paralympics.

    Istanbul


    • Dates: Wednesday September 9, 2020 to Sunday September 20, 2020
    • Games Budget: $219.6  million (USD 2012)
    • Opening/Closing Ceremony: Bosphorus Stadium/ 70,000 capacity
    • Paralympic Village: Paralympic Village (same as Olympic Village)
    • Paralympic IBC/MPC Location: in Istanbul (same as Olympic)

    Madrid


    • Dates: Friday, September 11, 2020 to Thursday September 22, 2020.
    • Games Budget: $173.9 million (US 2012)
    • Opening/Closing Ceremony: Olympic Stadium65,000 capacity
    • Paralympic Village: Paralympic Village (same as Olympic Village)
    • Paralympic IBC/MPC Location: IBC/MPC (same as Olympic)

    Tokyo

    • Dates: Tuesday August 25, 2020 to Sunday September 6, 2020
    • Games Budget: $159.4 million (USD 2012)
    • Opening/Closing Ceremony: Olympic Stadium/80,000 capacity
    • Paralympic Village: Paralympic Village (same as Olympic Village)
    • Paralympic IBC/MPC Location: IBC/MPC (same as Olympic)

    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2020 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Written by Aaron Bauer.

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