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Who was the first disabled athlete to compete in the Olympic Games?

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Who was the first disabled athlete to compete in the Olympic Games?
posted Jan 3, 2017 by Ati Kumar

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George Eyser, USA, Gymnastics, 1904

One of the most remarkable athletes of the St. Louis Games was American gymnast George Eyser, who won three gold medals, two silvers and one bronze. What made his feats particularly impressive was that his left leg was made of wood. His leg had been amputated after he was run over by a train

answer Jan 11, 2017 by Babita Thawani
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