There can be no doubt that the IPC and the Paralympic
Movement would not be where it is today without the support and cooperation of the IOC.
The Government of Canada is proud to see the Paralympic
movement grow stronger and stronger, with athletes who continue to inspire all Canadians, especially our youth.
Azerbaijan made its Paralympic
Games debut at the 1996 Summer Paralympics
in Atlanta, competing in track and field and powerlifting.
The first Paralympic
Games were held in 1960 and since the first Winter Paralympic
Games in 1976 the tradition has been carried on for both Winter and Summer Games.
She won silver on that occasion, as well as bronze in Sochi, making her GB's most decorated Paralympic
Yakiv Smolii said that the NBU was proud of the accomplishments of Ukrainian Paralympic
athletes, their zest for life, and strong desire to win.
since 2002, when the Paralympic
Winter Games were held in Salt Lake City.
DePace will be recognised for his almost 50 years of work which has contributed to all levels of the Paralympic
Order honors someone who has exemplified the Paralympic
ideals or rendered outstanding services to the movement while the Asian Order, awarded to Barredo recently in Bangkok, is the highest accolade given by the Asian Paralympic
Bani Rashid affirmed the importance of the mutual coordination between the Paralympic
Federation and Oman Paralympic
Committee to promote sport of the disabled in the Sultanate.
As Worldwide IT Partner to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic
Committee (IPC), Atos delivered the IT systems, supported the recruitment of volunteers and issued accreditations to all participants including media and athletes.
Masoud Ashrafi, the secretary general of Iran's National Paralympic
Committee told Press Association Sport: "There is one bitterness and one sweetness.