After a delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Paralympic Games recently took place in Tokyo, celebrating the very best of sport for people with an impairment.
The Games featured 161 athletes with an Intellectual impairment competing in three sports - swimming (S14), table tennis (Class-11) and athletics (T20 and F20) - and their incredible performances inspired the world.
Only a small number of athletes will ever have the chance to reach the Paralymppic Games, but through its member organisations around the world, Virtus works with many thousands of athletes each of whom are aiming to be the best they can be in sport - whether that is in a local or national competition, a Virtus World Championship or the Global Games.
Our Paralympic role models inspire the next generation of athletes, help break down barriers and improve understanding and awareness. Virtus would like to congratulate every athlete who competed in Tokyo and we are pleased to share our video of the highlights below.
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