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The first Paralympic Games were called the International Wheelchair Games, and took place the year 1948, they were intended to coincide with the Olympic Games that took place the same year. In the other hand, the first Paralympic Winter Games were held in 1976, in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden.

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Who won the first 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.

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When was the first modern Paralympics held?

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When were the first Paralympics?

it was first held in 1960 Rome ,Italy there were 23 countries involved and 400 contestantsThe first Para- Olympics was held in Athens stadium in Greece

When and where was the first Paralympics held?

1948 organised by Ludwig guttmann for two war veterans

When where the first paralympics held?

it was invented in 1960 rome

What is the Paralympics games?

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