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2016 summer paralympics

The 2016 Summer Paralympics (Brazilian Portuguese: Jogos Paralí...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
The 2016 Summer Paralympics (Brazilian Portuguese: Jogos Paralímpicos de Verão de 2016), the fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016. The Games marked the first time a Latin American and South American city hosted the event, the second Southern Hemisphere city and nation, the first one being the 2000 Summer Par
2016 summer paralympics

Why People Are Praising ASOS for this Splatter Paint Jumpsuit

InStyle - 06 Jul 2018
ASOS is getting a lot of love this week. After reporter and athlete Chloe Ball-Hopkins sent the brand an email suggesting they create a jumpsuit with wheelchair users like her in mind, they delivered. ASOS collaborated with her on a splatter paint ...
2016 summer paralympics

Is your favorite film, actor or actress the editors' choice? - 06 Jul 2018
Kelsy Lua's Gawilan, about a disadvantaged Filipino swimmer named Ernie Gawilan who faced hardships that forced him to battle his insecurities before making it to the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, won second runner-up and P20,000 ...
2016 summer paralympics

Zahra Nemati to Represent Iran in Asian Games

Tasnim News Agency (press release) - 19 Jun 2018
Nemati will participate at the Asian Games for the first time after she represented Iran in the 2016 Olympic Game as a disabled archer. Nemati did not win medal in Olympics but she earned a gold at the 2016 Summer Paralympic at Women's individual ...
2016 summer paralympics

Grandma's Marathon: Pike, Scaroni top wheelchair race

Duluth News Tribune - 16 Jun 2018
He trains in Illinois all summer as a marathoner and then moves to Bozeman, Mont., from November to March to compete in cross-country skiing and biathlon. He has participated in two summer Paralympics and two in the winter. “I'm very grateful to find ...
2016 summer paralympics

Pittsburgh's Dan McCoy: Sled Hockey Star & Unstoppable Force

Pittsburgh Hockey Now - 17 Jun 2018
The physical fitness bug bit McCoy as he matriculated through the upper levels of sled hockey, and the idea of being a personal trainer really took hold when he joined his Paralympic sled hockey teammates for training in Colorado Springs, where they ...
2016 summer paralympics

Paralympians are as skilled as Olympic counterparts

Baltimore Sun - 26 Feb 2018
Before I became a two-time summer Paralympic swimmer, I competed against non-disabled swimmers for Franklin & Marshall College, eventually ranking 6th nationally in the 1,650-yard freestyle and earning Division III All-America honors. I won silver and ...
2016 summer paralympics

The 2016 Summer Paralympics

The Atlantic - 12 Sep 2016
The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games have reached day 5, as more than 4,300 athletes representing 160 countries compete in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Competitions have already taken place in judo, cycling, track and field, swimming, archery, and more.
2016 summer paralympics

Everything You Need to Know About the PyeongChang Paralympics

TIME - 16 Feb 2018
This winter, all eyes have been on the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang as the world's top athletes compete for gold in skiing, snowboarding, figure skating and more. But although Adam Rippon and Chloe Kim may have won our hearts — and ...
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At least one out LGBTQ Paralympian is competing in Pyeongchang

Outsports - 10 Mar 2018
Ouellet competed in women's wheelchair basketball in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Paralympics. Her Canadian team lost in the semifinals of the most recent Summer Paralympics in 2016. She has a gold and a bronze medal in the World Championship ...
2016 summer paralympics

India's athletes are quietly killing it at the Rio Paralympics

Quartz - 14 Sep 2016
Yet, the 2016 Paralympics has received no television coverage in India, unlike the Olympics, because the event simply didn't attract any national broadcasters, despite the fact that the country sent its largest ever contingent—19 athletes—to this ...
2016 summer paralympics

Decision On Russia's Winter Paralympics Ban Due In January

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 20 Dec 2017
The committee banned Russia from the Summer Paralympics in Rio last year after a 2016 report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found widespread evidence of state-sponsored doping. The most serious allegations against Russia ...
2016 summer paralympics

PyeongChang 2018: Lidziya Hrafeyeva eyes Summer Paralympics

International Paralympic Committee - 10 Mar 2018
Lidziya Hrafeyeva may be competing at PyeongChang 2018, but at the same time she wonders how it will be like to take part in a Summer Paralympics. Belarus´ sit-skier is one of the leading contenders in the biathlon, a sport which combines cross-country ...

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