an international competition for athletes with disabilities.
- Also called Par·a·lym·pics [par-uh-lim-piks] /ˌpær əˈlɪm pɪks/ .
- Par·a·lym·pi·an, noun, adjective
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How to use Paralympic Games in a sentence
Over the course of two Paralympic Games in London and Rio de Janeiro, Donna Fisher has come to expect a familiar sight.One German company has run tech support for prosthetics at the Paralympics since 1988 | Samanth Subramanian | August 24, 2021 | Quartz
Pride House Tokyo Legacy has been authorized as part of the Tokyo 2020 Official Program by the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games along with full support from the International Olympic Committee.
The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the latter of which Rodríguez had been training for over the previous four years, were postponed and plunged into uncertainty.Meet 6 Heroes Who Helped Battle COVID-19 Before Competing in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics | Jeffrey Kluger | July 8, 2021 | Time
An estimated 70,000 athletes, coaches, staff, officials and media will be descending on Tokyo from July to August for the Olympic and Paralympic Games—at a time when infections in the city are rising again.Tokyo's Plan to Avoid Pandemic Disaster During the Olympics | Alice Park | July 8, 2021 | Time
We invite American cities to indicate to us their interest in hosting a future Olympic and Paralympic Games, and we are happy to work with them through the education and fact-finding process.Florida official offers up his state should Tokyo decide to pass on Olympics | Glynn A. Hill | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
There seemed to be nothing standing between her and the gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.Is It Possible to Become Un-Paralyzed? Monique van der Vorst Says It Happened to Her | Sarah J. Robbins | December 18, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then she qualified for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, where women hand-cyclists would compete for the first time.Is It Possible to Become Un-Paralyzed? Monique van der Vorst Says It Happened to Her | Sarah J. Robbins | December 18, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST