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Paris 2024 Paralympics to set first with opening ceremony in city centre

General view of the Champs-Elysées (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

The opening ceremony of the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris will take place in the heart of the city and away from a stadium, with the athletes’ parade to stretch from the Champs-Elysées to Place de la Concorde.

It will mark the first time that the opening ceremony of a Paralympics has taken place outside of a stadium.

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