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2016 Summer Paralympics
The XV Paralympic summer Games took place in the Brazilian Rio de Janeiro. 528 sets in 22 sports were played. Rowing competitions on kayaks and a canoe and on a thriathlon were for the first time held. Competitions took place on the same platforms which were used for the summer Olympic Games of 2016. On August 7, 2016 the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced the decision to discharge of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro all Russian national team. Such decision was made on the basis of the report of McLaren in which it is claimed that doping was encouraged in Russia at the state level.
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