14 relations: Achondroplasia, Athletics at the Summer Paralympics, Disabled sports, Discus throw, International Paralympic Committee, Javelin throw, Kyron Duke, Para-athletics classification, Paralympic athletics, Raoua Tlili, Shot put, T40 (classification), Track and field, 2016 Summer Paralympics.
Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder that results in dwarfism.
Athletics has been contested at every Summer Paralympics since the first games in 1960.
Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.
The discus throw is a track and field event in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than their competitors.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.
The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about in length, is thrown.
Kyron Duke (born 12 October 1992) is a powerlifter and Paralympian track and field athlete from Wales, UK competing in category F41 throwing events.
Para-athletics classification is the basis for determining who can compete in specific athletic sports, and within which class.
Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability who have competed at separate international events since 1952.
Raoua Tlili (روعة التليلي; born October 5, 1989) is a Paralympian athlete from Tunisia competing mainly in category F41 shot put and discus events and is a multi gold medalist at the Paralympics.
The shot put (pronounced) is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible.
T40 is disability sport classification for disability athletics, specifically athletes of short stature.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
The 2016 Summer Paralympics, the 15th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016.