American fans can purchase individual tickets and packages through CoSport for the Rio 2016 Paralympics ©Getty Images

American fans are now able to buy individual tickets and packages for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games through CoSport, US Paralympics has announced.

CoSport, who are the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) authorised ticket reseller for the Games, will serve the United States and 161 other territories in the build-up to Rio 2016.

The company are considered to be one of the world’s leading Olympic ticketing providers and they have been involved with no fewer than 17 Olympic Games.

A variety of different options will be on offer for supporters hoping to travel to the Rio Paralympics, which run from September 7 to 18.

“CoSport has a deep knowledge of Brazil and is preparing to welcome fans of Team USA with an exciting variety of individual ticket and package options,” said Robert Long, CoSport President.

“Our hotel and tickets packages especially simplify attending the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games so our guests can focus on enjoying this once-in-a-lifetime experience."

To secure individual tickets, American citizens will have to create a account, which will give them the ability to buy tickets on a first come, first served basis.

The United States expect to have the largest delegation at the Rio 2016 Paralympics
The United States expect to have the largest delegation at the Rio 2016 Paralympics ©Getty Images

Additionally hotel and ticket packages, which include access to some of the most sought after events, are already available through

“For our athletes and fans alike, there are few experiences more exhilarating than being part of competing on the world stage,” said Rick Adams, the United States Olympic Committee's chief of Paralympic sport.

“Together with CoSport, we are excited to extend an invitation to Team USA fans from around the country to share this truly once-in-a-lifetime experience.”

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