How many sports were in the last Paralympics?

How many sports were there in the last Winter Paralympics?

The Winter Paralympic Games are held every four years directly following the Winter Olympic Games. The Winter Paralympics are also hosted by the city that hosted the Winter Olympics.


Host Pyeongchang, South Korea
Opened by President Moon Jae-in
Competitors Total 569
Sports 6
Events 80

When was the most recent Paralympics?

Paralympic host cities

Year City From
2014 Sochi 7 March
2016 Rio de Janeiro 7 September
2018 Pyeongchang 9 March
2020 Tokyo 25 August 2021

How many athletes are in Tokyo Paralympics 2020?

In total 4,403 athletes (2,550 male/1,853 female) will compete across 22 sports and 23 disciplines*.

Is Badminton a Paralympic sport?

Para-badminton is a sport which can be played by both men and women of any age with a physical impairment. … 2020 will be para-badminton’s Paralympic debut.

What disabilities are in the Paralympics?

Paralympics welcomes athletes from six main disability categories: amputee, cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, visually impaired, spinal injuries and Les Autres (French for “the others”, a category that includes conditions that do not fall into the categories mentioned before).

How many sports are in the Paralympics in Tokyo?

This edition of the 2020 Paralympics Games offers a total of 539 events in 22 different sports.

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Is there diving in the Paralympics 2021?

PARALYMPIANS PROMOTE DIVING AHEAD OF TOKYO ’21 – DIVE Magazine. PADI is highlighting the work of two Paralympians who are helping to inspire people with disabilities to take up diving, ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics, which begin on 24 August.

How many athletes are in the Australian Paralympic team?

Australia participated at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 August to 5 September 2021. It sent its largest away team – 179 athletes to a Summer Paralympics.