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Should The Olympics And Paralympics Integrate?

August 10, 2022

The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham have seen more para-sport events than ever sharing the stage with non-disability sports. So back into the mainstream comes the debate about whether the Paralympics and Olympics could one day combine. Would that be the ultimate symbol of equality or lead to para-sports losing their spotlight?

Ellie Simmonds and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, two legends of Paralympics GB, share their thoughts, and Martin Dougan and the BBC’s para-sport reporter Kate Grey pin down the International Paralympic Committee on their plans for the future of the competition.

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