Performers maintain letters spelling out “Thank you to all of the Paralympians!” in the course of the Paralympics’ closing ceremony in Tokyo’s National Stadium on Sunday, September 5.
The Paralympic flame is extinguished in the course of the closing ceremony.
Flag bearers for the United States, Japan and France enter the stadium in the course of the closing ceremony.
Fireworks gentle up the sky above the National Stadium in the course of the closing ceremony.
Dancers carry out in the course of the closing ceremony.
Artists carry out in the course of the closing ceremony.
Athletes take photographs as fireworks gentle up the sky above the National Stadium in the course of the closing ceremony.
Participants’ shadows are seen on the observe in the course of the closing ceremony.
Germany’s Johannes Floors celebrates after profitable gold in a 400-meter race on Friday, September 3.
Great Britain’s Lee Manning, proper, passes the ball as he collides with teammate Gregg Warburton throughout a wheelchair basketball sport towards Japan on September 3.
Argentina’s Florencia Belen Romero competes within the shot placed on September 3.
Swimmers put together for a backstroke race on Thursday, September 2.
Thailand’s Khwansuda Phuangkitcha, left, competes towards Azerbaijan’s Royala Fataliyeva throughout a taekwondo match on September 2.
Wheelchair basketball gamers from the Netherlands have a good time after defeating Germany in a semifinal sport on September 2.
Cyclists race on the Fuji International Speedway in Oyama, Japan, on September 2.
Japan’s Shingo Kunieda reaches for a shot throughout a wheelchair tennis semifinal on September 2. He defeated Great Britain’s Gordon Reid.
US bike owner Oksana Masters celebrates after profitable gold in a street race on Wednesday, September 1.
Australia’s Dylan Alcott helps volunteers dry the courtroom earlier than his wheelchair tennis match on September 1.
Brazil’s Michel Gustavo Abraham de Deus competes within the lengthy leap on August 31.
Brazil’s Thalita Simplício, left, and Venezuela’s Alejandra Paola Pérez López compete alongside their guides throughout a 100-meter race on Tuesday, August 31.
The United States’ Ezra Frech competes within the excessive leap on August 31.
Russia’s Viktoriia Lvova serves a ball throughout a wheelchair tennis match towards Japan’s Momoko Ohtani on Monday, August 30.
Cuba’s Guillermo Varona Gonzalez competes within the javelin last on August 30.
Switzerland’s Marcel Hug prepares at first of a 1,500-meter race, which he received on August 30. He’s additionally received gold within the 800 meters and the 5,000 meters this yr.
Mexico’s Mónica Olivia Rodriguez and her information, Kevin Teodoro Aguilar Perez, react after she received gold in a 1,500-meter race on August 30.
British gamers have a good time after defeating the United States within the wheelchair rugby gold-medal match on Sunday, August 29.
Japan’s Mami Tani competes within the bike leg of the triathlon on August 29.
Americans Eliana Mason, left, and Amanda Dennis compete in a goalball match towards Brazil on Sunday, August 29.
Athletes are helped out of the water throughout a triathlon on August 29.
South Africa’s Ntando Mahlangu competes within the lengthy leap, which he received on Saturday, August 28.
Rwanda’s Carine Kwizera, heart, reacts after spiking a ball throughout a sitting volleyball match towards the United States on August 28.
Russia’s Alexey Bychenok competes in a 5,000-meter race on Friday, August 27.
Japan’s Kanami Furukawa will get emotional following her desk tennis victory over Hong Kong’s Wong Ting Ting on August 27.
Spain’s Xavier Porras competes within the lengthy leap on August 27.
American archer Matt Stutzman holds the bow with his foot whereas competing on August 27.
Wheelchair basketball gamers from the United States and Germany compete in a preliminary spherical sport on August 26.
Nigerian powerlifter Latifat Tijani competes on August 26. She received gold in her weight class.
Chinese swimmer Zheng Tao, heart, competes within the 100-meter freestyle on August 26.
Hungarian fencer Amarilla Veres reacts after profitable gold within the epee on August 26.
Great Britain’s Sophie Wells competes in dressage on August 26.
Danish athletes have a good time after beating Australia in a wheelchair rugby match on August 25.
American swimmer Natalie Sims competes within the 400-meter freestyle on August 25.
Canada’s Maryam Salehizadeh and Meghan Mahon compete in goalball, a staff sport designed for athletes with a imaginative and prescient impairment, on August 25.
Hungarian fencer Eva Andrea Hajmasi, left, and China’s Bian Jing compete in a sabre semifinal on August 25. Bian went on to win the gold in her class.
Egypt’s Ibrahim Elhusseiny Hamadtou performs a table-tennis match on August 25.
Students watch a wheelchair rugby match between New Zealand and the United States on August 25.
Turkish swimmer Sevilay Ozturk competes within the 200-meter freestyle on August 25.
German bike owner Denise Schindler celebrates after profitable bronze in a pursuit race on August 25.
The Paralympic cauldron is lit by three Japanese athletes in the course of the opening ceremony in Tokyo on August 24. The athletes who lit the cauldron had been powerlifter Karin Morisaki, wheelchair tennis participant Yui Kamiji and boccia participant Shunsuke Uchida.
Morisaki, Kamiji and Uchida gentle the cauldron in the course of the opening ceremony.
Fireworks explode over the National Stadium in the course of the opening ceremony.
Entertainers carry out in the course of the opening ceremony, which was held at Tokyo’s National Stadium.
Russian athletes participate within the conventional parade in the course of the opening ceremony. Russian athletes at these Paralympics are formally acknowledged as members of the Russian Paralympic Committee. That’s as a result of in 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia from all worldwide sporting competitions, together with the Olympics, for doping non-compliance. Russian athletes cannot compete beneath their nation’s title, flag and nationwide anthem till December 2022.
Artists carry out in the course of the opening ceremony.
The Paralympic and Japanese flags are flown in the course of the opening ceremony. Most of the stadium’s seats had been empty.
People carry out in the course of the opening ceremony.
Members of Spain’s Paralympic staff cease for a selfie in the course of the opening ceremony.
International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons waves after arriving for the opening ceremony. On the left is Japan’s Emperor Naruhito.
Health-care employees current the Japanese flag in the course of the opening ceremony. The Paralympics are going down amid Japan’s worst outbreak of Covid-19.
People take photos as they watch the fireworks illuminate the sky.