Social media abuzz celebrating One Year To Go

Athletes, International Federations and National Paralympic Committees join in the #waitforthegreats campaign to mark the milestone 25 Aug 2020
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WAIT FOR THE GREATS: A man takes a photograph of a countdown clock for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, on the day marking one year to go to the games in Tokyo, Japan.
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To celebrate one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, athletes and sports lovers around the world took to social medial channels to share their excitement. International Federations and National Paralympic Committees too joined in the countdown though social media.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has compiled a few that will leave a lasting impression in the run-up to the Paralympic Games next year.


Kids at their very best - marking the milestone by lighting a mock cauldron 


Team Belgium went ahead with dressing up the iconic Manneken-Pis in the Paralympic uniform



Asian Paralympic Committee shares motivational video featuring Asian athletes

For Paralympic champion Curtis McGrath, the goal post has moved but the goal remains the same



Great Britain's Stephen Miller went down memory lane


British swimmers announced they are ready for a splash


Italian powerlifter Matteo Cattini chose to trek marking the milestone


ITF serves an ace with a series of posts

How the rest reacted