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As what were the First Paralympic Games originally known?

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As what were the First Paralympic Games originally known?
posted Feb 10, 2021 by Prachi Sharma

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The Stoke Mandeville Games
The first Stoke Mandeville Games were held in 1948, alongside the 1948 Olympic Games, for 16 injured servicemen and women who took part in archery. The Games continued and expanded, and when they were held in 1960 in Rome a few weeks after the 1960 Olympic Games became known as the Paralympic Games. The Stoke Mandeville Games were named for the hospital at which their founder, Dr Ludwig Guttmann, worked and where the first games were organised for 16 of its wheelchair patients.

answer Feb 11, 2021 by Rahul Vaidya
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