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LA 2024 will send a delegation of 16 people to 2016 Paralympics in Rio

LA 2024 will send a delegation of 16 people to 2016 Paralympics in Rio

LA 2024 will send a 16-person delegation to the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro as part of its ongoing campaign to bring the Olympics back to Southern California.

The private bid committee – which had a larger group in Brazil for the recent Summer Games – will be represented by Chairman Casey Wasserman and Chief Executive Gene Sykes, among others.

“The Rio 2016 Olympic Games provided LA 2024 with many lessons, and we are already hard at work, finding ways to build on the best of Rio to create a new Games for a new era,” Sykes said in a statement. “We expect the Paralympic Games to be yet another fantastic opportunity for our team to listen...

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