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  • By the Book: 2016 Dates


    08/04/09

    Dates for the Paralympics range from August to September. (Getty Images)
    Chicago and Tokyo propose starting dates in July, while Madrid and Rio de Janeiro propose starting dates in August. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the competition dates planned by Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.

    Chicago

    Olympics
    Friday, July 22, to Sunday, August 7, 2016

    Paralympics
    Wednesday, August 17, to Sunday, August 28, 2016

    Madrid

    Olympics
    Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 21, 2016

    Paralympics
    Friday, September 9 to Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Rio de Janeiro

    Olympics
    Friday, August 5, 2016 to Sunday, August 21, 2016

    Paralympics
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 to Sunday, September 18, 2016

    Tokyo

    Olympics
    Friday, July 29, 2016 to Sunday, August 14, 2016

    Paralympics
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016 to Sunday, September 11, 2016

    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2016 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Edited by Isia Reaves

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