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

Ludwig Guttmann, the doctor who invented the Paralympics - BBC

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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 ...

History of the Games | Paralympic Education Program

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The concept for the Paralympic Games was devised by Sir Ludwig Guttmann, ... Games was not made until 1960 when the first Paralympic Games were held in ...

Paralympic Games: Information, News & Events - Disabled World

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

Paralympics founder Sir Ludwig Guttmann honoured - Channel 4 ...

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Jun 24, 2012 ... He also invented the Paralympic Games. Dr Guttmann was a German Jew who fled the Nazis in 1939. He was helped to Britain by CARA, the ...

Dr Ludwig Guttmann | British Paralympic Association

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*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, ...

Utahn's invention allows snowboarder to qualify for paralympics ...

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Feb 6, 2014 ... It wasn't long ago that Megan Harmon's dream of boardercross racing in the Paralympics would have been just a dream. The proper sports ...

Articles - Paralympic Technology - Ingenia

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Ingenia asked people and companies involved in Paralympic technology for ... Originally designed by inventor and amputee Van Phillips, the blade-shaped ...

Running on blades... the role of technology in Paralympics ...

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Sep 4, 2012 ... In the workshop where Paralympic athletes have their equipment fixed, ... Since they were designed by American inventor and amputee Van ...

Archery: Paralympic Classification Interactive - TeamUSA.org

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Archery—using a bow to shoot arrows—was invented thousands of years ago as ... predecessor to the Paralympic Games—included an archery competition for ...

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Paralympics History - History of the Paralympic Movement

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The first Paralympic Games were held in Rome, Italy in 1960 and featured 400 athletes from 23 countries. In 1976 Örnsköldsvik, Sweden staged the first ...

Ludwig Guttman: “inventor” of the Paralympics | Shiraz Socialist

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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 founder Sir Ludwig Guttmann's legacy celebrated in ...

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Aug 3, 2012 ... The Paralympic Games were the creation of one remarkable man, whose story is told in a forthcoming BBC drama.