Cybathlon experts headed to Rio


If, like us, you’ve been watching the announcements of the teams for the Rio Paralympics closely, you might have spotted some familiar names and faces. Three of our experts who have been working with us to set up the Cybathlon and will be on hand during the event have been selected to represent their countries.

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Photo Abassia Rahmani: Olivier Pagès

Heinz Frei will be representing Switzerland in the Para-Cycling, hoping to add to his current gold medal tally of 14 in summer Paralympic games.

Sebastian Dietz from Germany will try to add a medal for the shot put after he won gold for discus in London four years ago.

Abassia Rahmani from Switzerland is a Paralympics newcomer. She is competing in the 100m sprint,  fresh from her bronze medal in the 2016 IPC athletics European championship

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Sun Jun 25 02:09:04 CEST 2017
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