Fireworks light up the sky at the end of the opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 24, 2021.

Fireworks mark start of Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games

Fireworks light up the sky above Tokyo's National Stadium as the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games kick off, with people gathering outside the stadium, hoping to taste the atmosphere despite being locked out.

Japanese Paralympic athlete Tomoki Tagawa, bronze medallist in the 4x100m relay in Rio, lights the Paralympic cauldron on the Yume-no-Ohashi Bridge, following the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.