2016 Rio Paralympics
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games will be the fifteenth Paralympics and will take place between 7 and 18 September. They will be held in Rio, Brazil.
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
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
History arrow; Paralympic Games arrow; International Paralympic Committee
arrow ... In the same year, the first Paralympic Winter Games took place in
History of the Paralympic Movement. Following World War II, traditional methods
of rehabilitation could not meet the medical and psychological needs of large ...
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.
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 ...
Information about the Paralympic Games History from the first event in 1948.