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Danni di Toro and Ryley Batt to carry Australian flag at Tokyo Paralympics opening ceremony

Australian co-captains Danni di Toro and Ryley Batt have been confirmed as the team’s flagbearers for the Tokyo Paralympics opening ceremony.

It is di Toro’s seventh Games, while Batt is a four-time Paralympian and aiming for his third straight gold medal as a member of the Steelers wheelchair rugby team.

They will be the only members of the 179-member Australian team at Tuesday night’s opening ceremony.

Admitting to tears when she was told, di Toro called it an “incredibly humbling” honour.

“When people see and appreciate what you do, how much you care and how fiercely passionate you are, it’s really quite emotional and overwhelming,”…

Read more at www.abc.net.au

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