2016 Paralympic Games Open in Rio

Tonight’s the night! As we speak, athletes from around the world are preparing for Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. And Magee’s very own Michelle Konkoly is going for gold (she’s chronicled her “Road to Rio” here). How can you watch the Paralympics? Great question!

NBC Sports Network will have 70+ hours of coverage, including a prime time (7-9 pm) segment most nights. Click here for the television schedule. The USOC will also have live coverage online at TeamUSA.org, and there will also be a live stream on Paralympic.org.

Michelle will have a few days to prepare before her first race on Monday. Her competition schedule is here:

Monday, September 12 (S9 100 free)
Tuesday, September 13 (S9 50 free)
Thursday, September 15 (possible member of 34 point 4×100 free relay)
Friday, September 16 (possible member of 34 point 4×100 medley relay)

Go Team USA!

Photo: facebook.com/michellekonkoly

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