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2012 Paralympics Event: Roads and Tracks!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

As you’d know in every Olympic Games the Paralympics is always by its side. Paralympic Games is a multi sport event where disabled athletes can compete too despite by their physical disability. The word “Para” means beside or alongside in Greek preposition.  In the 2012 London event there are 20 sports have been already program, it breaks down into two disciplines the Road and Track. These are Archery, Athletics, Boccia, Cycling in Road, Cycling in track, Equestrian, Football 5 and 7 sides, Goalball, Judo, Powerlifting, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball (sitting), Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Fencing, Rugby and Tennis.




4 comments:

{ Xiao's Cat Blog } at: May 11, 2011 at 4:30 PM said...

Paralympics prove that not only those who have complete set of extremities are capable of playing sports :D

{ klomster } at: May 11, 2011 at 8:56 PM said...

This is very inspiring!

{ Digital Doodles } at: May 11, 2011 at 9:33 PM said...

Cool!

{ Noell_vb } at: May 16, 2011 at 4:48 PM said...

woowww...nice pic..i like it...
Praise the Lord

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