Brute force, raw emotions: six things lying ahead at the Winter Paralympics

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The Beijing Winter Paralympics run from Friday until 13 March and involve nearly 50 countries competing for 78 gold medals

When the Winter Olympics closed on 20 February the main talking points were another Russian doping scandal and the International Olympic Committee’s controversial decision to award the Games to China. Fast forward just 12 days to Friday’s opening ceremony for the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympics, and the Games will open under an entirely different geopolitical cloud. Here is some of what we can anticipate over the next week and a half in China.

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Written by Martin Belam
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/mar/03/brute-force-raw-emotions-six-things-lying-ahead-at-the-winter-paralympics under the title “Brute force, raw emotions: six things lying ahead at the Winter Paralympics”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.