The Olympics aren’t over yet, people! It’s time now to support the 4,000 elite Paralympic athletes (those with disabilities) now in Beijing, China preparing to take to the world stage and showcase their athletic excellence and abilities, too. The games, held on September 6th through September 17th, showcase a wide range of sporting events and disabilities. The games are held in the same year and city as the traditional Olympics.
The Paralympics is governed by the International Paralympics Committee (IPC) based in Germany. According to paralympics.org the vision is, ‘to enable Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and inspire and excite the world.”
Sound familiar all you fans of the Olympics?
Check it out- and good luck athletes!!
For more, visit: www.paralympic.org
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