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No. 24 Historic shooting golds claimed at Rio 2016
Iran’s Sareh Javanmardidodmani won two golds whilst the USA’s McKenna Dahl made history at Rio 2016.
No. 25 Iconic moments in wheelchair tennis
Dylan Alcott, Jiske Griffioen and Gordon Reid were amongst the players who made headlines this year.
No. 26 Lithuania and Turkey take maiden Paralympic titles
The Lithuanian men’s and Turkish women’s teams topped the goalball Paralympic podium for the first time ever at Rio 2016.
No.27: USA seals double gold, Spain surprises
The US men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams had not topped the podium at a same Paralympic Games since Seoul 1988.
No.28 USA win Pan Pacific gold, road to PyeongChang begins
Austria were also promoted to the B-Pool and the Czech Republic reached the Qualification Tournament for the next Paralympic Winter Games.
No 29 Australia beat USA in Rio 2016 thriller
Events for the development of the sport took place in 2016, showing wheelchair rugby’s rapid growth.
No.30: Cooke sweeps golds, Storey makes history
The Australian came away with a full sweep of road cycling golds, whilst Storey became her country’s most decorated female Paralympian.
No. 31 High profile figures support Rio 2016 and the Paralympic Movement
Ban Ki-moon and Pope Francis were amongst those who publicly supported the Paralympic Movement this year.
No. 32 Devos surprises, Partyka and Paovic hold firm
From the youngest male Paralympic champion ever to Partyka’s fourth consecutive table tennis at Rio 2016 left many memorable moments.
No. 33 Leme brothers’ emotional embrace
Brazil’s mixed pairs BC3 team defeated the overwhelming favourites in front of a noisy home crowd.
Victory puts Yujie Li on top
Rowing stars set for Poznan World Cup
Dutch women’s team named for Euros
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