1976 Winter Paralympics

1976 Winter Paralympics

The 1976 Winter Paralympic Games were the first winter Paralympics. They were held in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden from 21 to 28 February in 1976. The disabilities included in this paralympics were blindness and amputees. Sixteen countries took part with 250+ athletes. There were competitions in Alpine and Nordic skiing for amputee and visually impaired athletes, and a demonstration event in Ice Sledge Racing.

Medal Tally

ee also

* 1976 Winter Olympics

External links

* [http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main_Sections_Menu/Paralympic_Games/Past_Games/Oernskoeldsvik_1976/index.html 1976 Games on the site of International Paralympic Committee]

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