What are the people who are in the Paralympics called?
Athletes, or Paralympians, in the same way that athletes in the Olympics are called Olympians.
They are called the Paralympics because it is a form of the Olympics for pelagic (aka people who have lost/amputated limbs).
The paralympics are for disabled people
Paralympic games are for people who are disabled so the games that disabled people play are called Paralympic games
paralympics is were people that are disable get to play and olympic is just for normal people
The Paralympics is like the Olympics, but for people with disabilities. Hope this answer is helpful.
Paralympics is for disabled people and Olympics is for people without disabilities.
i can help! the paralympics is about letting disabled people have a go at the sports they are good at.
People can be in the audience observing the Paralympics or can be at home watching it from television
paralympics is for people who have disabilities like artificial legs
Paralympics is for able people who use special wheelchair for basketball.
People with disabilities
paralympics, is a sport which gives decabled people to still be able to do sport; because they have as much rights as us...
people with somthing wrong with them
Allied sport is like the paralympics but a certain sport, just incase you dont know what paralympics is ill explain, it is where disabled people and people who have difficulties play in the olympics.
The "disabled Olympics" is officialy called the Paralympics
people with sense disabilities, physical disabilities and mental disabilities
more than a 1000 people Tim sol
Yes. There were likely more autistic people in the Paralympics, however only two were diagnosed and disclosed their autism; Jessica-Jane Applegate (swimmer) and Todd Hodgetts (shot putter).
Yes, its called sitting volleyball because the players sit on the floor.
the Paralympics are basically Olympics but for people that are not able to do certain things.
people who have disableities who are proud to take part
the best game is wheelchair sprints.
The paralympics are a sport for disablled people
The Paralympics and the Special Olympics ~ See related link below .
it is for disabled people so they don't miss out the fun of Olympics
yes they can they have a guide to help them run though x x
Paralympics The Paralympics were created by Ludwig Guttman in 1948. This was created after WW2(world war 2) It involved WW2 veterans that had spinal injuries. There are Summer and Winter Paralympics. So far there has been 13 Paralympic games. The people in the paralympis include injuries like mobility disabilities,amputations,blindness and cerebral palsy. The paralympics is the Olympic event for disabled sportsmen/women. They start on 29th August 2012. Paralympic Games are the games for the disabled… Read More
In 2012 Paralympics
there is an olympic flame at the paralympics
The first Paralympics were held in Rome, Italy, in 1960. These were the first official Paralympics, and also the first international games. Italy won the first Paralympics with 29 gold medals.
Paralympics Ireland was created in 1987.
The Paralympics are held every four years just like the Olympics. =) The Paralympics are held every four years just like the Olympics. =) The Paralympics are held every four years just like the Olympics. The Paralympics are held every four years just like the Olympics. The Paralympics are held every four years just like the Olympics.
The Paralympics are a sporting event much like the Olympics but for athletes with physical disabilities. There are many different sports included in the Paralympics.
china beijing Answer 2008 Summer Paralympics were held in Beijing, China 2012 Summer Paralympics will be held in London, England 2006 Winter Paralympics were held in Turin, Italy 2010 Winter Paralympics will be held in Vanvouver, BC, Canada 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held in Sochi, Russia In 2012 the Summer Paralympics will be held in London (UK), and in 2016 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). In 2014 the Winter Paralympics will be held in Sochi… Read More
the 2008 paralympics finish on the 17th of September
Yes diving is in the paralympics. It was in the Beijing Paralympics 2008.
Sir Ludwig Guttman invented the Paralympics in 1948.
1960I Summer Paralympics Rome, Italy
Disabled people don't actually take part in the Olympics but in something similar called the Paralympics which is for disabled people only. Everyone should get a chance in the Olympics whether you're rich, poor, old, young or even disabled. Its for everyone to join in and have some fun and it doesn't matter about your colour, race, where you were born or what you look like. It is very hard for disabled people to join… Read More
Paralympics are always held in the same venue as the Olympics. So in 2008 both the Olympics and the Paralympics were held in Bejing, China
The Paralympics are Olympics for the disabled. They are usually held the week after the Olympics
james is the one who made paralympics cause he is cool but not with his glasses.
Paralympics are for physically disabled or blind athletes.
Yes the paralympics do have the games each year.
So you assume because its the Paralympics, they would would have longer dates. No, no. Both the Paralympics and Olympics go on for 2 weeks. (14 days.)
It is the Olympic Games for people with learning disabilities. They are different to the Olympics and the Paralympics. See the link below.