The opening ceremony of the Summer Paralympic Games is to take place at 15:00 Baku time in Tokyo, Japan.
Report informs that the event will be held with no fans present. The competitions will involve 400 athletes in 22 sports. The first day of the Games envisages contests in golf, swimming, table tennis, fencing, basketball, cycling, and rugby.
Azerbaijan will be represented by 35 athletes, a record number since the previous Paralympic Games. Twelve Azerbaijani representatives will compete in Paralympic athletics, ten in Paralympic judo, four in Paralympic taekwondo, four in powerlifting, three in swimming, and two in shooting.