Tickets have gone on sale following a day of celebrations to mark One Year To Go until Rio 2016 ©Rio 2016/Mathilde Molla

Tickets have now gone on sale across Brazil for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games following celebrations marking One Year To Go.

A total of 3.3 million tickets are available, 500,000 more than for London 2012.

Events across all 22 Paralympic sports as well as for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies are up for grabs.

Prices will range from BRL10 (£2/$3/€2.50) for the cheapest seats to BRL1,200 (£215/$340/€300) for the most expensive, which is for the Opening Ceremony.

Two million tickets are priced at BRL30 (£6/$9/€7.50)  or less.

Brazilian residents now have until have until September 30 to request tickets on the ticket portal, with a draw due to be held if events have a greater number of requests than tickets.

To enter in this phase, customers must be 18-years-old or above and have a Brazilian Cadastro de Pessoas Fisicas (CPF) number and fixed address in the country.

Results of this first phase are due to be announced in October.

A timeline of the ticket sales process from now until the beginning of the Games in a year's time ©Rio 2016
A timeline of the ticket sales process from now until the beginning of the Games in a year's time ©Rio 2016

Overseas fans, meanwhile, will be able to buy tickets from authorised ticket resellers (ATRs) in their respective countries, with Rio 2016 due to publish the list of authorised ticket resellers (ATRs) later this month.

“This is the best moment to acquire tickets to the Paralympic Games,” said Rio 2016 ticketing director Donovan Ferreti.

“We will make about 80 per cent of the total tickets available in this phase, and everyone will have an equal chance of getting tickets, no matter which order they arrive in.

“Those who do not make their application during this phase will only have another chance to buy tickets in December, when first-come-first-served online sales begin - for residents of Brazil for the remaining tickets.”

Tickets to 315 sessions are available, with each person able to request tickets to a maximum of 20 sessions.

The maximum number of tickets per session will be 12 for lower demand events and eight for the most in-demand events, such as the wheelchair basketball final and both Ceremonies.

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Ticketing Guide, which includes the competition schedule, is accessible here.

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