Why doesn’t anyone care about the Paralympics?

For two weeks, Israel cheered its Olympic team in Rio, as judokas Or Sasson and Yarden Gerbi won bronze medals and brought Israel’s total Olympic medal count up from seven to nine.

But another set of games, the Paralympics, the international sporting event for physically disabled athletes, set to begin September 7, will get almost no attention, even though Israel is ranked 19th in the world and has taken home 380 medals to date.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Why-doesnt-anyone-care-about-the-Paralympics-466206

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