Paralympics By Numbers
Tomorrow I move to the Paralympic Village! I cannot believe it is finally here! For those of you wondering about the scope and scale of the Paralympic Games, here are two great figures to paint the picture. The first one is specific to the Paralympic Games.
If you are wondering how the Paralympic Games compares to the Olympic Games, check out this one too!
With that, I am 1 of 58 members of the US Paralympic Track & Field Team. 1 of 19 women. 1 of 227 U.S. athletes across all the Paralympic sports. I am a proud member of Team USA.
Other fun facts:
successful athlete in Paralympic history. From 1980 to
2004 she won 55 medals, of which 41 are gold.
more than 100 years, and the first sport clubs for the
deaf were already in existence in 1888 in Berlin.
founded as an international non-profit organization in
Dusseldorf, Germany on September 22, 1989
any other nation