The Paralympics started at a UK Hospital. Sir Ludwig started the games as a friendly competition on the hospital grounds.
The number of female Paralympians has increased. 40.5% of women will be competing at the games this year.
The Paralympians with vision loss will be able to feel the indentations on the medal's side. Giving the Paralympians a feeling of the medals.
In 1960, the sport of Dartchery was included in the Paralympic program. A combo of darts and archery was used by athletes. The sport was excluded in 1980.
The original name of the wheelchair Rugby was ' Murderball.' The game has a lot of aggression between the teams and hence the name was used.