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What is the Paralympics about?

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ParalympicsThe 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 atheletes.

The Paralympic games 2008 were held in Beijing

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The para-Olympics is short for Parallel Olympics, because it ran at the same time as the Olympic Games but was designed for athletes with physical disabilities. Since the Rome Olympics in 1960 it has been run in the same city.

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the Paralympics are basically Olympics but for people that are not able to do certain things.

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Olympics for disabled people that have the same events at the same time as the real Olympics

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The parolympics is a competiton held in either the summer of winter for people with a physical or visual disability.

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The paralympics is a sporting competition, like the olympics, but for disabled people. It's a multinational event held every four years.

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i can help! the paralympics is about letting disabled people have a go at the sports they are good at.

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