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
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 ...
A place where kids can explore the Paralympic world. The Games · Sports ·
Homework ... Paralympic Summer Games History. 1960 – Rome, Italy. 400
Jan 15, 2013 ... On July 29, 1948, the day of the Opening Ceremony of the London 1948 Olympic
Games, Dr. Ludwig Guttmann organized the first competition ...
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.
Sep 13, 2016 ... From 1960 to 1984, only two Paralympic Games were held in the same city as the
Olympic Games: Rome 1960 and Tokyo 1964. However ...
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 Beijing 2008 Paralympics proved the most successful Paralympic Games in
history in terms of number of participants, number of records broken and ...
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 ...