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1984 Summer Paralympics

Index 1984 Summer Paralympics

The 1984 International Games for the Disabled, canonically the 1984 Summer Paralympics were the seventh Paralympic Games to be held. [1]

49 relations: Amputation, Archery at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Athletics at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Boccia at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Cerebral palsy, Charles, Prince of Wales, China, Cycling at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, East Germany, Equestrian at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Football 7-a-side at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Goalball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Hofstra University, Hungary, International Paralympic Committee, IWAS World Games, Lawn bowls at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Long Island, Marathon, Mitchel Athletic Complex, New York City, Paralympic Games, Poland, Powerlifting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, Shooting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Snooker at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Soviet Union, Stoke Mandeville, Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Swimming at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Table tennis at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, United Kingdom, United States, Visual impairment, Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Weightlifting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Wheelchair, Wheelchair basketball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Wheelchair fencing at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, Yugoslavia, 1980 Summer Paralympics, 1984 Summer Olympics, 1984 Winter Olympics, 1984 Winter Paralympics, 1988 Summer Paralympics, 1988 Winter Paralympics.

Amputation

Amputation is the removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery.

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Archery at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Archery at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of eighteen events, fourteen for men and four for women.

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Athletics at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Athletics at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of 447 events.

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Boccia at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Boccia at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of five events.

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Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood.

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Charles, Prince of Wales

Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Cycling at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Cycling at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of seven road cycling events, six for men and one for women.

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East Germany

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Equestrian at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Equestrian at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of twelve events.

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Football 7-a-side at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Football 7-a-side at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of two events for men.

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Goalball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Goalball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of men's and women's team events.

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Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a private, non-profit, nonsectarian university in Hempstead, New York.

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Hungary

Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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International Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.

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IWAS World Games

The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports (IWAS) World Games (or IWAS World Games) are a multi-sport competition for athletes with a disability, which under the former name of the International Stoke Mandeville Games were the forerunner of the Paralympic Games.

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Lawn bowls at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Lawn bowls at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of eleven events.

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Long Island

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Marathon

The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.

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Mitchel Athletic Complex

The Mitchel Athletic Complex is part of the Mitchel Field complex, located in Uniondale, New York in the United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Powerlifting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Powerlifting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of seven events for men.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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Shooting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Shooting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of 29 events.

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Snooker at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Snooker at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of two events for men.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Stoke Mandeville

Stoke Mandeville is a village and civil parish in the Vale of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England.

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Stoke Mandeville Stadium

Stoke Mandeville Stadium is the National Centre for Disability Sport in England.

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Swimming at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Swimming at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of 345 events.

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Table tennis at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Table tennis at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of 39 events, 24 for men and 15 for women.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Visual impairment

Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses.

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Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of two events, men's sitting and men's standing.

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Weightlifting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Weightlifting at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of fourteen events for men.

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Wheelchair

A wheelchair, often abbreviated to just "chair", is a chair with wheels, used when walking is difficult or impossible due to illness, injury, or disability.

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Wheelchair basketball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Wheelchair basketball at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of men's and women's team events.

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Wheelchair fencing at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Wheelchair fencing at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of fifteen events, eleven for men and four for women.

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Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Paralympics consisted of nine events for men.

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Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.

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1980 Summer Paralympics

The 1980 Summer Paralympics (Paralympische Zomerspelen 1980), branded as the Olympics for the Disabled, were the sixth Summer Paralympic Games.

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1984 Summer Olympics

The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, in Los Angeles (LA), California, United States.

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1984 Winter Olympics

The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games (XIVes Jeux olympiques d'hiver; XIV. / XIV Зимске олимпијске игре; XIV Зимски олимписки игри), was a winter multi-sport event which took place from 8–19 February 1984 in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia.

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1984 Winter Paralympics

The 1984 Winter Paralympic Games (German: Paralympische Winterspiele 1984) were the third Winter Paralympics.

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1988 Summer Paralympics

The 1988 Summer Paralympics, were the first Paralympics in 24 years to take place in the same city as the Olympic Games.

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1988 Winter Paralympics

The 1988 Winter Paralympic Games (German: Paralympische Winterspiele 1988) were the fourth Winter Paralympics, held again in Innsbruck, Austria.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_Summer_Paralympics

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