Tokyo Paralympic opening ceremony gets Games underway – BBC News

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The Tokyo Paralympic Games are finally underway, 364 days later than planned and after a year of the utmost difficulties.

The Games began with an opening ceremony full of colour and celebration interjected with a touch of poignancy, a concept of ‘We Have Wings’ which organisers said was intended to raise awareness of the courage of Paralympians.

The BBC spoke to one of the athletes, Stephen Bate, a New Zealand–Scottish Paralympic cyclist.

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