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Paralympic Games to be held in India in February 2015

Oct 15, 2014 12:30 IST

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment on 13 October 2014 announced that a multi-sport Paralympic Games will be held in India in February 2015.

The games are scheduled to be held from 20 February to 26 February 2015. Athletes from India and abroad will participate in these games.

About Paralympic Games
All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games.

The summer paralympic games were held in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

The Paralympic Games are organized in parallel with the Olympic Games, while the IOC-recognized Special Olympics World Games include athletes with intellectual disabilities, and the Deaflympics include deaf athletes.

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