Which sport is not held in Paralympics?

What sports are not in Paralympics?

Among the 19 sports on the ATHENS 2004 Paralympic Games Programme are four sports that have no Olympic equivalent. These are Boccia, Goalball, Powerlifting and Wheelchair Rugby.

In which Paralympics sports are included?

PARALYMPIC SPORTS There are currently 28 Paralympic sports sanctioned by the IPC: 22 summer and six winter.

  • Archery.
  • Badminton.
  • Boccia.
  • Canoe.
  • Cycling.
  • Equestrian.
  • Football 5-a-side.
  • Goalball.

Which Olympic sport has no Paralympic sport counterpart?

Boccia was practised for many years as a leisure activity before being introduced at the New York 1984 Paralympics as a competitive sport. It is one of only two Paralympic sports that do not have an Olympic counterpart (goalball being the other) and is governed by the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed).

Is basketball in the Paralympics?

Men’s wheelchair basketball has featured at every Paralympic Games since 1960. Women’s competition was introduced in 1968. The sport is governed by the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF).

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.

How many sports are included in Summer Olympic Games?

The 2020 Summer Olympics included 33 sports; the 2022 Winter Olympics will include seven sports. Each Olympic sport is represented by an international governing body, namely an International Federation (IF). The International Olympic Committee (IOC) establishes a hierarchy of sports, disciplines, and events.

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What are the two Paralympic sports?

Paralympic Sports

  • Archery.
  • Athletics.
  • Badminton.
  • Boccia.
  • Canoe Sprint.
  • Cycling Road.
  • Cycling Track.
  • Equestrian.