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1968 Summer Paralympics

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III Paralympic Games
Host cityTel Aviv, Israel[note 1]
Events181 in 10 sports
Opening4 November
Closing13 November
Opened by
StadiumHebrew University Stadium
Tokyo 1964 Heidelberg 1972

The 1968 Summer Paralympics took place in Tel Aviv, Israel.[1] 750 athletes from 29 countries were at the Games. People with these types of disabilities competed at the games: spinal injury.[2]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Although officially called the Tel Aviv Paralympics, the opening ceremony was in Jerusalem and the games took place in Ramat Gan.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Summer Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  2. "SUMMER PARALYMPIC GAMES OVERVIEW". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 7 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013.