The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving
athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle ...
Paralympics history begins in Rome, Italy in 1960 where the first Paralympic
Games were held. The Games are now the 2nd biggest sporting event in the
What are the Paralympic games? A brief history of the olympic games for athletes
Today the Paralympic Games is the biggest multi-sport event for disabled
athletes in the world. Participation spans 160 countries and covers six
The Paralympics are the second-largest sports competition in the world, after the
Olympics; the 2016 Summer Games will include about 4,350 athletes from 176 ...
The Paralympic Games are multi-sport disability events for athletes with physical
mental and sensorial disabilities.
In the same year, the first Paralympic Winter Games took place in Sweden. The
Paralympic Games have always been held in the same year as the Olympic ...
The origins of the Paralympic Games can be traced back to the end of World War
II. In 1944 the British government asked Dr Ludwig Guttmann, a newly ...
History The idea for the Paralympics was born in 1948 when a sports competition
for people who had injured their spines while fighting in the Second World War ...
Jul 6, 2004 ... The Paralympics have come a long way from its humble beginnings as a
rehabilitation programme for British war veterans with spinal injuries.