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Table tennis athlete Alexa Szvitacs of Hungary in action

 

Photograph: Iván Alvarado/Reuters

 

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: day one – in pictures

The best images from the first day’s action in Tokyo,

including cycling, fencing, swimming, table tennis and wheelchair rugby

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Wed 25 Aug 2021    12.31 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2021/aug/25/
tokyo-paralympics-2020-day-one-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A massage and physiotherapy session

from Team Kenya’s physiotherapist Josephine Kaburu.

Asiya lost her legs and several fingers

after she was hit by a train when she was two years old.

 

Photograph: Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images

 

The Kenyan rower in training for the Paralympic Games – in pictures

Asiya Mohammed will become the first female Kenyan rower

to attend an Olympic Games after earning a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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Mon 23 Aug 2021    07.00 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/aug/23/
the-kenyan-rower-in-training-for-the-paralympic-games-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Weir:

'Having children has changed my ­viewpoint on life hugely.'

 

Photograph:

Tom Jenkins for the Guardian

 

 David Weir: My family values

The British Paralympic gold-medallist

attributes his determination to having three older brothers

who never let him give up,

and says having his own children has been a godsend

Interview by Abigail Flanagan

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Friday 10 April 2015    13.00 BST

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/apr/10/
david-weir-my-family-values-paralympic-gold-medallist
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philippine's Andy Avellana

competes in the Men's High Jump F42 final athletics event

during the London 2012 Paralympic Games

at the Olympic Stadium in east London, on Sept. 3.

 

Photograph:

Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

 

Boston Globe > Big Picture > Paralympics 2012

September 5, 2012

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2012/09/paralympics_2012.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Athletics - Men's 100m - T44 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games        Video

YouTube > Paralympic Games        7 September 2012

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcdUsMULNzo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paralympics        UK / USA

 

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2021/aug/26/
tokyo-paralympics-2020-day-two-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2021/aug/25/
tokyo-paralympics-2020-day-one-in-pictures

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/08/24/
1030630925/olympics-paralympics-special-olympics-difference

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/08/24/
1030606628/the-tokyo-paralympic-games-have-the-most-athletes-and-the-most-women-in-history

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/03/08/
592046315/why-1-u-s-snowboarder-competing-in-his-first-paralympics-is-helping-his-competit

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/06/
paralympics-carly-tait-lifeline-car-disability-benefit-cuts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paralympics        2014

 

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2014/03/sochi_
2014_paralympics.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/16/
sports/olympics/paralympics-at-peace-as-wars-wind-down.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paralympics        2012

 

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/paralympics-2012

 

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-h-word/2012/sep/05/
paralympics-deaflympics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boston Globe > Big Picture

Paralympics 2012        September 5, 2012

 

Competing at many of the same London venues

as participants in the summer Olympics,

more than 4,000 athletes from 164 nations

are taking part in the Paralympic Games.

 

The athletes compete in 20 sports

that have various classifications,

depending on an athlete’s level of impairment.

 

The Games conclude Sept. 9.

 

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2012/09/
paralympics_2012.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boston Globe > Big Picture

Training for the 2012 games        August 9, 2011

 

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/08/
training_for_the_2012_games.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boston Globe > Big Picture

2010 Winter Paralympics        March 17, 2010

 

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/03/2010
_winter_paralympics.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paralympics        2008

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2008/sep/05/
olympics2008.disability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

paralympian        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/aug/23/
the-kenyan-rower-in-training-for-the-paralympic-games-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2021/aug/20/
a-paralympic-athletes-long-journey-to-tokyo-podcast

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/03/
disability-accessible-toilets-paralympian-train

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/sep/04/
paralympics-boost-disabled-sport-gold

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2009/nov/04/
taylor-wessing-photography-prize

 

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2008/sep/05/
olympics2008.disability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

paralympian        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/tokyo-olympics-live-updates/2021/07/23/
1019752269/tokyo-olympics-paralympics-medal-win-pay-ioc

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/03/08/
592046315/why-1-u-s-snowboarder-competing-in-his-first-paralympics-is-helping-his-competit

 

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/2007-04-11-
sullivan-award_N.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Paralympic Committee    IPC

 

https://www.paralympic.org/

 

 

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/2007-04-11-
sullivan-award_N.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

paralympian cyclist        USA

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetorch/2016/09/01/
492223434/a-paralympian-cyclist-gears-up-for-rio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

wheelchair fencer        UK

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/sep/05/thailands-
unbeatable-fencer-expected-win-gold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rower        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/aug/23/
the-kenyan-rower-in-training-for-the-paralympic-games-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

visually impaired skiers        USA

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/
sports/olympics/at-paralympics-visually-impaired-skiers-and-their-guides-form-a-team.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

paralympic swimmer        USA

 

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/2007-04-11-
sullivan-award_N.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Para-Athletics Championships        UK

 

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/nov/06/
superhumans-tag-disabled-athletes-world-para-athletics-championships

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deaflympics        UK

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-h-word/2012/sep/05/
paralympics-deaflympics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

77th AAU Sullivan Award        USA

 

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/2007-04-11-
sullivan-award_N.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

disabled

 

 

 

 

disability and sport        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/disability-sport

 

 

 

 

disabled sport        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/sep/04/
paralympics-boost-disabled-sport-gold

 

 

 

 

blind athletes        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/
sports/blind-athletes-treat-pole-vault-like-any-other-hurdle.html

 

 

 

 

blind runner        USA

https://www.npr.org/2021/08/29/
1030638626/david-brown-blind-runner-sighted-guide-tokyo-paralympics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Long

gave 18 world record-breaking performances last year.

 

Photo provided by U.S. Olympic Committee

 

Paralympic swimmer Long wins Sullivan Award

From staff and wire reports

UT

11 April 2007

https://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/2007-04-11-
sullivan-award_N.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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