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An international multi-sport event in which participants are elite athletes with physical or visual impairments including paraplegia and quadriplegia, amputations, and cerebral palsy

Paralympics

Sports medicine An international sports competition in which participants are elite athletes with physical or visual impairments, representing 4 intl federations for the blind, paraplegics and quadriplegics, amputees, people with cerebral palsy. Cf Special Olympics.
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Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020 will commence August 25, 2020 and end September 6, 2020.
Khattab's decision comes as an explicit punishment for those who violated the Paralympic Committee's instructions and attended the founding meeting of the new federation.
UAE shooter, Abdullah Al Aryani, is a London 2012 Paralympic Games' gold medalist, and silver medal-holder at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, highlighted the readiness of local athletes to achieve stellar results that will raise the UAE flag in international sporting venues.
Andrew Parsons, who was in Dubai last week to attend the five-day General Assembly of the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) said that the work being done by the UAE will be a leading light for other nations to follow, if not emulate.
UAE shooter Abdullah Al Aryani, a London 2012 Paralympic Games' gold medalist and silver medal winner at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, said the local athletes will raise the UAE flag in international sporting venues.
The agreement was signed by Dr Mansour Sultan Al Touqi, Chairman of Oman Paralympic Committee and Nailesh Khimji, Director, Khimji Ramdas, and witnessed by the Minister of Sports Affairs and a number of representatives from both entities.
At the end of the meeting, Dr Tobi, awarded the winners alongside Nailesh Khimji, director, Khimji Ramdas, and Akram Saif al Maawli, vice chairman of the Paralympic Committee of Oman.
"This new partnership will catalyze our efforts in pursuing our vision of enabling our Filipino Para athletes to achieve sporting excellence and excite and inspire the world." Citi began its global relationship with the Paralympic Movement in 2012 with its sponsorship of the US Olympic and Paralympic teams.
'Citi Philippines is exceptionally proud to be part of the global Paralympic Movement,' said Citi Philippines Country Officer Aftab Ahmed at a signing ceremony at the Citi Plaza in Taguig.
It began its relationship with the Paralympic Movement in 2012 with its sponsorship of the U.S.
Paralympic Gateway to Gold Experience and Gateway to Gold Performance clinics at North Central College in Naperville from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm.