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The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event...

wikipedia - 09 Mar 2018
The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which since the 1988 Sum
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Inside the impressive repair shop at the Paralympic Games

New York Post - 15 Mar 2018
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Away from the stadiums, it's the most hectic place at the Paralympic Games — a white warehouse on a corner of Pyeongchang's athletes' village, where a team of technicians hustle around the clock to carve, weld and sew items ...
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UPDATE: Ukraine's team wins 22 medals in 2018 Paralympic ...

Kyiv Post - 18 Mar 2018
Ukraine's Maksym Yarovyi competes in the cross-country skiing sitting men's 1.1km sprint semi-final at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang on March 14. Photo by AFP. Ukraine scored another ...
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Stanton Earns Bronze in Slalom at Paralympic Games

University of Denver - 17 Mar 2018
PYEONGCHANG – Former Willy Schaeffer Scholarship winner Jamie Stanton skied for a bronze medal in the slalom at the 2018 Paralympic Games late Friday night. It marks the first time in Stanton's Paralympic career that he has earned a podium finish. The ...
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Let's do the numbers on the Paralympic Games - 10 Mar 2018
Joe Howard of the United States celebrates a gold-medal win against Norway in sledge hockey during the Salt Lake City Winter Paralympic Games in Utah in 2002. - Adam Pretty/Getty Images. The opening ceremony of the Winter Paralympic Games was this ...
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Skier wins Kazakhstan's first gold medal at Paralympic Games

Astana Times - 17 Mar 2018
Kolyadin, who is from the Sarykol district of the Kostanai region, is a master of sports of Kazakhstan, six-time champion of the country and participant in the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games. The athlete's best previous achievement was 6th place at the ...
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Which sports are part of the Winter Paralympic Games? - 15 Mar 2018
Dennis Thiessen (front C) of Canada watches his play against Switzerland during their curling match of the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympic Games at the Gangneung Curling Centre. ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images. Wheelchair curling is very similar to the able ...
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North Vancouver's Emily Young wins two Paralympic medals

North Shore News - 18 Mar 2018
North Vancouver's Emily Young had a big finish to the Paralympic Games, scoring a pair of medals on the final two days of competition. The 27-year-old cross-country skier won bronze in the women's standing 7.5-kilometre classic event on Saturday ...
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Paralympic Games: Saints' Zutter has one race remaining

Duluth News Tribune - 14 Mar 2018
St. Scholastica freshman Mia Zutter has one more cross-country ski race to go in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Zutter was eighth in the women's 15-kilometer freestyle for visually impaired skiers Monday. She was timed in ...
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Alaskan skier wins gold, silver medals at Paralympic Games

Alaska Public Radio Network - 12 Mar 2018
The wrestler turned skier won gold in the men's downhill, earning the first medal ever from the Winter Paralympic Games for his home state of Alaska. “This right here is redemption,” Kurka said in the Team USA statement. “I wouldn't change Sochi. I ...
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Croatia Wins First Ever Medal at Winter Paralympic Games!

Total Croatia News - 16 Mar 2018
The Paralympic gold medal winner is American Noah Elliott who had a time of 51.90 seconds, and American Mike Schultz won silver with a time of 53.42 seconds. Bruno had a great start in the first run and came in 3rd with a time of 57.23. "The first ride ...

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