What events do they have for Paralympics?
- Canoe Sprint.
- Cycling Road.
- Cycling Track.
How many sports are in the Paralympics?
There are currently 28 Paralympic sports sanctioned by the IPC: 22 summer and six winter. The two newest sports to be given Paralympic status are badminton and taekwondo, which will both make their debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
What is boccia game?
Boccia. Pronounced ‘botch‑ya’. A target game requiring players to lob as many of their balls as close to a target ball as possible. Boccia is a modified version of the game Bocce, which was founded in the Roman Empire during ancient times.
Is tennis a Paralympic sport?
Wheelchair tennis has been a full Paralympic sport since 1992. Mixed gender quad singles and doubles events were added in 2004.
What are the 6 disability groups in 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).
What events will be held in Tokyo 2021 Paralympics?
The 22 sports included: athletics, archery, badminton, boccia, canoe, cycling, equestrian, football 5-a-side, goalball, judo, powerlifting, rowing, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, triathlon, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis.
What events are not in the 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.