The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving
athletes with a range ..... Trischa Zorn of the United States is the most decorated
Paralympian in history. She competed in ...
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
A place where kids can explore the Paralympic world. The Games · Sports ·
Homework ... Paralympic Summer Games History. 1960 – Rome, Italy. 400
Today the Paralympic Games is the biggest multi-sport event for disabled
athletes in the world. Participation spans 160 countries and covers six
History of the organisation. New Zealand's first participation in sports events for
people with disabilities was in 1962 when an Auckland paraplegic attended the ...
The Beijing 2008 Paralympics proved the most successful Paralympic Games in
history in terms of number of participants, number of records broken and ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...