Things You (probably) Didn’t Know | Paralympic Popularity
Updated: Jul 16, 2019
The Paralympics have grown rapidly over the last 20 years, developing from little brother to the Olympic Games to a sporting mega-event in their own right. However, there are some pretty startling facts that most people aren’t aware of:
The Paralympic Games are incredibly popular.
The 2016 Paralympics in Rio clocked up a pretty impressive 4.1 billion (yes, billion) cumulative views over the 12 day Games period.
5,110 hours’ worth of elite sport was broadcasted into 154 countries worldwide, more than the 2008 & 2012 Paralympics combined.
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