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Para refers to physical disabilities.

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Q: What does Para mean in the Paralympics?
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What does para mean in Paralympics?

Parallel to the Olympics.


Where does the word paralympics come from and what does it mean?

In this context the word para means with or along side and has nothing to with paraplegic


What does the para stand for in the word Paralympics?

Para, as in parallel. It means parallel to the Olympics, or working alongside the Olympics.


What does the 'para-' stand for in the word Paralympics?

ParallelPara- in this capacity refers to "supplementary" and "ancillary". The Paralympics accompany the main Olympics.it stands for parallel because the paralympics are parallel to the Olympics


Were does the name Paralympics come from?

Para come from the Greek term Equel to.


Where did the Paralympics get its name?

Two words joined Parallel Olympics Para-lympics


Do you know about the Singapore Paralympics?

As of i know about paralympics singapore, Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) focuses on enabling our elite para athletes to participate in major games like the ASEAN Para Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Para Games, Asian Youth Para Games and Paralympic Games.


What do the classification numbers in the Paralympics mean?

Not sure


What does wenlocks name mean?

one of them mean a hospital for the paralympics


What does T36 mean in the paralympics?

It means the Men's 100m.


What does Te Para-para mean?

I want you to want me


Who won the paralympics sprint race last year?

The year you asked this question was 2012. There was no Paralympic sprint race last year. The Paralympics (or Para Olympics) are held AFTER each Olympic games and thus only once every 4 years.

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