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NBC Sports to telecast 58 hours of Paralympic programme

Chicago Marathon athlete during the race. The name of this participant is Tatyana McFadden from Clarksville, MD
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NBC Sports will telecast 58 hours of Paralympic programming over the next three weeks on NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, beginning 24 June.

The coverage will focus on the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games and the 2019 World Para Championships in swimming and track & field.

On 24-25 June in primetime from 7-11 pm ET, NBCSN will present highlights from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, where over 4,000 athletes from 159 countries competed, including seven-time Team USA Paralympic gold medallist Tatyana McFadden, five-time Paralympic gold medallist Brad Snyder, two-time Paralympic medallist Chuck Aoki and two-time Paralympic gold medallist Roderick Townsend.

The first week will feature 25 hours of 2019 World Para Swimming Championships programming from London, England. Thirteen-time Paralympic gold medallist Jessica Long, three-time Paralympic gold medallist Rebecca Meyers and three-time Paralympic gold medallist McKenzie Coan highlight the competition.

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