Paralympics

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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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'We've put satellites into orbit before, but then I thought we might be able to do something in space to help cheer on the Olympic and Paralympic Games,' Nakasuka said.
'As we prepare to welcome the world to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in our hometown, we are exploring all opportunities in which our innovative products and solutions can enhance and support the way that athletes, visitors and guests in Tokyo move, live, work and play.
As a team, we have improved in leaps and bounds, and I feel this is one of the best opportunities Egypt has to make it to a Paralympic Games. We have been playing as a side for the past few years now, and I have this gut feeling that we can make it to a Paralympic Games in Japan next year," Ammar said.
The name of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games mascot SOMEITY and its design also come from this flower.
A bronze medalist in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, Medina began the day with an 11-2, 11-1, 11-1 whipping of Purificacion Mingarine.
A bronze medalist in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, Medina beat Purificacion Mingarine, 11-2, 11-1, 11-1, then the 48-year-old native of Oas, Albay routed Mary Joan Paz, 11-1, 11-2, 11-2, and Derina Quitoriano, 11-1, 11-1, 11-1, to nail her first gold in the five-day sportfest serving as national team tryouts to the Asian Paralympic Games in Indonesia in October.
"He did fantastically, hopefully he can now achieve his dream of representing Britain at a Paralympic Games."
Para Nordic skier Sin Eui-hyun earned South Korea's first gold at a Winter Paralympic Games after winning the men's cross-country skiing event at PyeongChang 2018 on Saturday.
The new agreement builds on the current partnership and cooperation agreements that were signed prior to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As a result of the new partnership: The IOC will continue to make it obligatory for any host of the Olympic Games also to organise the Paralympic Games.
Azerbaijan made its Paralympic Games debut at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, competing in track and field and powerlifting.
Kyiv: Together with the National Sports Committee of the Disabled of Ukraine, the National Bank of Ukraine presented the commemorative coin "The 15th Summer Paralympic Games. Rio de Janeiro."
Veterans with disabilities shooting for the Summer Paralympic Games or anyone hoping to catch the best para-athletes in the world can do so in the United States in 2028.