Rio 2016: Get behind Team SA at the Paralympics

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With a handful of medals already under the belt, Team South Africa are making South Africa proud at the 2016 Paralympics, which kicked off on the 7th September. With 11 days of action, our 45 South African athletes will push their limits against the rest of the world in a bid to bring home the Gold.

To make sure you don't miss out on any of the action, First Car Rental has put together a quick guide to the 2016 Paralympics, making sure you can get behind South Africa's superheros in sport.

Rio 2016: Paralympic Games at a Glance

Duration of the games: 11 days

Dates: 7-18 September 2016

Number of sporting codes: 23

Number of events: 528

Number of medals: 225 medals for women, 265 for men and 38 mixed medals.

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Download the First Car Rental Team South Africa Rio Paralympics Guide , check the SuperSport live schedule below and get behind South Africa's superstars.

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TV Coverage

SuperSport will broadcast two 24-hour channels (SS13 and SS14) in High Definition for the duration of the Games with producers choosing the best of four feeds from Olympic Broadcast Services. What isn't broadcast live will be broadcast on a delayed basis. Athletes from 18 African countries, including Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, will be among the competing nations.

The popular Blitz channel will carry regular Paralympic news items, while the two TV channels will be available via streaming via and the SuperSport and DStv Now apps, as well as social platforms and DStv Catch Up.

Daily two-hour highlights packages will be scheduled on SS Select and SS9

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To find out more about the 2016 South Afrian Paralympics Team, go to the official website here

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