LISTEN: Nicola Sturgeon's 'Good Luck' Message Ahead Of Paralympics

7 September 2016, 06:37 | Updated: 7 September 2016, 06:38

The First Minister is sending a good luck message to Scottish athletes in Team GB's Paralympics team.

The opening ceremony in Rio is tonight.

Great Britain has 264 athletes competing in the games.

The build-up has been dominated by concerns over budget cuts and a ban for Russia over the doping scandal.

24 Scottish athletes are raring to go during the 11 days of competition.

Nicola Sturgeon spoke to Heart