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The history of the Paralympic games. In July 1948г. simultaneously with the carrying out of Olympic games in the UK under the supervision of Dr. Ludwig.

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1 The history of the Paralympic games

2 In July 1948г. simultaneously with the carrying out of Olympic games in the UK under the supervision of Dr. Ludwig Gutman held Stoke- Мandevilsk game. In the competitions in shooting from bow participated 16 paralyzed men and women ex - servicemen. In subsequent years, has increased not only the number of participants, but also the number of sports. The idea for the disabled was supported by the international community.

3 Games have become an annual international sports holiday, and, since 1952, athletes with disabilities from the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway regularly took part in them. The lack of the necessary the governing body, which would coordinate and define the directions of development of a competition of persons with disabilities, led to the creation of the International Stoke-Мandevilsk Federation, which has established a close relationship with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

4 During the Olympic games in Melbourne in The IOC awarded the International Stoke- Mandevilsk Federation special Cup for the embodiment of the Olympic ideals of humanism. Gradually, the world convinced that sport is not the prerogative of healthy people. Persons with disabilities, even with such serious injuries, as damage to the spine at desire can take part in competitions.

5 In Stoke-Mandevil of the means of disabled persons, pensioners and charitable donations was built stadium for athletes with disabilities, and in 1960 in international games, which for the first time held in the capital of Italy, Rome, attended by 400 athletes from 23 countries.

6 The world Games of persons with disabilities, in fact I Paralympic games, held in Rome in 1960, almost immediately after the Games of the XVII Olympiad. However, the notion of “Paralympic sport” was included in the sports practice only since 1964.

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