Paralympic Games

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Par·a·lym·pic Games

 (păr′ə-lĭm′pĭk)
pl.n.
An international competition for athletes with disabilities.


Par′a·lym′pi·an adj. & n.
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paralimpia
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WINTER PARALYMPICS: Day six Channel 4, from 0.15am).
Kim Jong-hyon and Ma Yu-chol competed in the men's 15-kilometer sitting cross-country skiing event at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics at Alpensia Biathlon Centre in PyeongChang, some 180 kilometers east of Seoul.
Gallagher considered retiring after that achievement - Britain's first gold in any sport at a Winter Paralympics - particularly when her sighted guide in Sochi, Charlotte Evans, retired from competition.
For March's Winter Paralympics, UK Sport has set a target of at least seven medals and a range of six to 12 medals.
She also intends to take up bobsleigh and compete in the winter Paralympics.
"Following on from the inspiration of our athletes at the recent Winter Paralympics in Sochi, we also want to use this to highlight the need for more people to get involved in coaching at local clubs and organisations to help more people with disabilities get involved in sport and be active".
ANNA Turney was left to rue an error during the women's super combined at the Winter Paralympics but by not giving up she believes she has given herself every chance of a medal on Friday.
In his career, he competed in summer and winter Paralympics. He was recently among final nominees to the U.S.
"The only bloke who could have knocked me down, knocked me down," said Stephens, a member of Britain's ice sledge hockey teamat the winter Paralympics in Turin two years ago.
WINTER PARALYMPICS: Day five (Channel 4, 12.15am Wed).
The 2018 Winter Paralympics kicked off Friday with a grand opening ceremony in the South Korean alpine resort town of PyeongChang.