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All About The Winter Paralympic Games

The Winter Paralympic Games is an international multi-sport event held every four years (same as Olympic years) for disabled athletes, competing in snow and ice sports. There is also a summer version of the Paralympic Games.

The precursor to the Paralympic Games was an event organized in 1948 for Second World War veterans with spinal injuries. Seventy years on, the Paralympics is an integral part of the Olympic Games program, being hosted in the same city as the able-bodied Winter Olympic Games, and a short time afterwards. See more history of the Winter Paralympics.

Upcoming Paralympics

The next Winter Paralympics will be held in Milan-Cortina in 2026.

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Paralympics Extra

The next Summer Paralympics will be in Paris 2024, followed by the 2026 Winter Paralympics. Also, check out the list of Paralympic sports, and top medal winners.

Major Events Extra

The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

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