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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paralympic_Games

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range ..... Channel 4 also made a push to heighten the profile of the Paralympics in the country by producing a 2 minute trailer for its coverage, " Meet the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_Guttmann

Known for, Founding the Paralympic Games. Medical career. Profession, Neurologist. Notable prizes, Fellow of the Royal Society. Sir Ludwig "Poppa" Guttmann CBE FRS (3 July 1899 – 18 March 1980) was a German-born .... On 28 June 1957, he was made an Associate Officer of the Venerable Order of Saint John. He was ...

www.paralympic.org/the-ipc/history-of-the-movement

The four international organisations experienced the need of coordinating the Games so they created the "International Co-coordinating Committee Sports for ...

www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ouch/2012/08/best_of_men.html

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 ...

www.olympic.org/paralympic-games

The Paralympic Games have always been held in the same year as the Olympic Games. Learn about the history, key players, global governing body and more.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/medal-quest/past-games

What are the Paralympic games? A brief history of the olympic games for athletes with disability.

www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/9450182/Paralympics-founder-Sir-Ludwig-Guttmanns-legacy-celebrated-in-BBC-drama.html

Aug 3, 2012 ... The Paralympic Games were the creation of one remarkable man, whose ... encased in plaster and kept behind screens, where he developed ...

www.disabled-world.com/sports/paralympics

Jan 25, 2016 ... The Paralympic Games are multi-sport disability events for athletes with physical mental and sensorial disabilities.

paralympics.org.uk/games/ludwig-guttmann

Guttmann could hardly believe it but the miner was left encased in plaster and moved away from other patients, where he developed urinary tract infections and  ...