Paralympic Games

  • It is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities.
  • Disabilities include impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, leg length difference, short stature, vision impairment, etc.
  • There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games.
  • All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
  • Since the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea, are held almost immediately following the respective Olympic Games.

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