Rio Unveils Sculpture of 2016 Paralympics Symbol

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday, September 2nd, Rio de Janeiro city and Paralympic officials unveiled a new sculpture of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games’ symbol, the three Agitos, at Copacabana beach. The new work of art replaces the sculpture of the iconic Olympic rings, which was a crowd favorite and adorned the sands of the famous beach, in front of the Copacabana Palace Hotel, for the entire 2016 Rio Olympics.

Sir Philip Craven, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), expects the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?