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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paralympic_Games

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power impaired ...

www.paralympic.org/the-ipc/history-of-the-movement

The four international organisations experienced the need of coordinating the Games so they created the "International Co-coordinating Committee Sports for ...

www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ouch/2012/08/best_of_men.html

Aug 15, 2012 ... The first Paralympic games took place in Rome in 1960 but the idea for a parallel games for disabled people was born 12 years earlier, right ...

www.olympic.org/paralympic-games

The Paralympic Games have always been held in the same year as the Olympic Games. Learn about the history, key players, global governing body and more.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/medal-quest/past-games

What are the Paralympic games? A brief history of the olympic games for athletes with disability.

www.disabled-world.com/sports/paralympics

Jan 25, 2016 ... The Paralympic Games are multi-sport disability events for athletes with physical mental and sensorial disabilities.

paralympics.org.uk/games/ludwig-guttmann

*With thanks to Cathy Wood and Carlton Publishing for their assistance with these pages. Dr Ludwig Guttmann. Born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Tost, ...

www.insidethegames.biz/history/paralympics/the-paralympic-movement

The 1980s saw a rapid growth in the Paralympic Movement. ... Movement is now one of the largest sporting phenomenons on earth and the legacy created by ...

shirazsocialist.wordpress.com/2012/08/24/ludwig-guttman-inventor-of-the-paralympics

Aug 24, 2012 ... His name was Ludwig Guttman; he was a pioneering German-Jewish neurosurgeon and he invented the Paralympics, Guttman knew that sport ...

paralympics.org.uk/games

Today the Paralympic Games is the biggest multi-sport event for disabled athletes in the world. Participation spans 160 countries and covers six classification ...