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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

France aims for 3,000 disabled volunteers at Paris 2024

Alongside athletes, volunteers to deliver message of 'sports for all': minister

Sophie Cluzel, French minister for disabled people, visits a robot cafe managed by ORY Laboratory in Tokyo on Aug. 25. (Photo by Eri Sugiura)

TOKYO -- Paris will emphasize the inclusion of disabled people alongside athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 and plans to recruit 3,000 disabled volunteers for the event.

Sophie Cluzel, France's minister of state for disabled people, told reporters in Tokyo on Monday that her country expects at least 6% of the 50,000 volunteers at the Games will be disabled.

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