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The Paralympics

Summer Games
Year 
Host
 
Categories*
Countries   
Athletes 
Sports
1960
Rome, Italy
SCI
23
400
8
1964
Tokyo, Japan
SCI
21
375
9
1968
Tel Aviv, Israel
SCI
29
750
10
1972
Heidelberg,
West Germany
SCI, VI
41
1,004
10
1976
Toronto, Canada
SCI, VI, LA
42
1,657
13
1980
Arnhem, Netherlands  
SCI, A, VI, CP
42
1,973
12
1984
Stoke Mandeville, UK
SCI, A, VI, CP
41
1,100
14
New York, USA
45
1,800
13
1988
Seoul, Korea
SCI, A, VI, CP, LA
61
3,053
17
1992
Barcelona, Spain
SCI, A, VI, CP, LA
82
3,020
15
Madrid, Spain
ID
74
1,400
5
1996
Atlanta, USA
SCI, A, VI, CP, LA, ID
103
3,195
17
2000
Sydney, Australia
SCI, CP, LA, ID, VI, A
123
3,843
18
2004
Athens, Greece
SCI, A, CP, LA, VI, ID
130
4,000
21
2008
Beijing, China
SCI, A, CP, LA, ID
 
 

2012 London, UK
 
164
4,302
20
Winter Games
Year 
Host
 
Categories*
Countries   
Athletes 
Sports
1976
Omskoldsvik, Sweden  
VI, A
14
250
2
1980
Geilo, Norway
PI, VI
18
350
2
1984
Innsbruck, Austria
PI, VI
22
350
2
1988
Innsbruck, Austria
PI, VI
22
397
2
1992
Albertville, France
PI, VI
24
475
2
1994
Lillehammer, Norway
PI, VI
31
>1,000
3
1998
Nagano, Japan
PI, VI, ID
32
571
5
2002
Salt Lake City, USA
PI, VI
36
416
3
2006
Turin, Italy
PI, VI, ID
 
 
4
2010
Vancouver, Canada
 
 
 
 
2014 Sochi, Russia
 
     

Notes

* SCI: spinal cord injury; A: amputee; VI: visual impairment; CP: cerebral palsy; LA: les autres; ID: intellectual disability; PI physical impairment

Sources

DePauw, K. P. and S. J. Gavron. Disability Sport, 2nd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2005.

Holt, R. and D. Ruta. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy: Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events. New York: Routledge, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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