It features six Paralympic specific test events and five which will be held alongside Olympic competition as part of a vast programme covering 45 events.
What is Paralympics 11?
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The Paralympic Games are a multi-sport event for athletes with physical, mental and sensorial disabilities. This includes mobility disabilities, amputees, visual disabilities and those with cerebral palsy.
How many countries participate in the Paralympics?
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games featured 22 sports with 4,328 athletes from 159 nations and regions participating. In order to participate in the Paralympic Games, athletes must meet strict standards set by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
What are the 6 disability groups in Paralympics?
The Paralympic Movement offers sport opportunities for athletes with physical, vision and/or intellectual impairments that have at least one of the following 10 eligible impairments: Impaired muscle power, Impaired passive range of movement, Limb deficiency, Leg length difference, Short stature, Muscle tension, …