Paralympics


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Paralympics

(ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks)
pl n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) the Paralympics a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitors. Also known as: the Parallel Olympics
[C20: parallel + Olympics]
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paralimpia
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Blind Sports Federation (PBSF) was desperately looking for sponsorships to field different outfits in the qualifiers for the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
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Paralympics Track & Field National Team Coach, a 1996 U.S.
The athlete who won most medals is visually impaired skier Henrieta Farkasova who was unhappy, though, after coming second in the slalom on March 17.The Slovak Paralympic team has had its most successful winter Paralympics so far: in PyeongChang, ending up seventh, while garnering even medals six gold, four silver and one bronze, the Sme daily wrote on March 19.At the Sochi winter Paralympics 2014, Slovakia ranked sixth among the participating countries but won only seven medals.
Moon Ae-rin, a wheelchair user who attended the Paralympics opening ceremony March 9, waited more than an hour in the cold to board a shuttle bus to Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.
T swung back into action Monday to support his favorite sport -- firing off a volley of tweets urging his followers to watch wheelchair curling at the Paralympics.
The hype from the Winter Olympics may be fading away, but the anticipation for the 2018 Winter Paralympics taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea is just igniting.
He is now poised to compete at his first Winter Paralympics on a snowboard - a sport he first encountered on TV while in his hospital bed.