The Olympics attracted the world’s attention. We focus on the grand names like Bolt and Kemboi but what happens when the games end? It time for the Paralympics, unfortunately, this version of the Olympics does not get much media coverage.
Sport for athletes with an impairment has existed for more than 100 years, and the first sport clubs for the deaf were already in existence in 1888 in Berlin.
It was not until after World War II however, that it was widely introduced. The purpose of it at that time was to assist the large number of war veterans and civilians who had been injured during wartime.