I believe it started in 1976 at Ornskoldsvik the germane won with 23 medals 7 gold 10 silver and 6 bronze. America was not in those games the first time the were in the Paralympic games was in 1980 they won 6 medals they had 4 gold 1 silver 1 bronze they were tied in 6th with Canada. And the closest America got to 1st is actually 1st in 2002 Salt Lake City they got 41 they got 10 gold 20 silver 11 bronze.
No, London has not hosted the Paralympic Games before. The 2012 Paralympic Games will be the city's first.
The term 'paralympic games' is a common noun unless referring to a specific athletic competition; for example:XIV Paralympic Games, LondonX Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver
The Paralympic Games started on July 29, 1948.
Winter Paralympic Games was created in 1976.
The first Paralympic Games was held in Rome Italy in 1960.
Paralympic games are for people who are disabled so the games that disabled people play are called Paralympic games
where did the paralympic games take place
Almost 4,000 athletes from 136 countries competed in the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. More can be found at www.paralympics.com. Click on the '2004 Paralympic Games Medal Count' link on this page to see the countries that had medallists in the 2004 Paralympic Games.