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    Winter Paralympic Games Overview

    Winter Paralympic Games Overview
    Year Location Impairments included Nº. of Countries Nº. of Athletes Highlights
    2018 PyeongChang (KOR) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral
    2014 Sochi (RUS) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 45 541 316,200 tickets were sold, the most ever for Paralympic Winter Games. Para snowboard made its Paralympic Winter Games debut as part of IPC Alpine Skiing.
    2010 Vancouver (CAN) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 44 502 Ticket sales exceeded 230,000, the most ever.
    2006 Torino (ITA) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 39 477 Wheelchair Curling added as a new sport.
    2002 Salt Lake City (USA) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 36 416 Number of tickets on sale had to be augmented due to high demand
    1998 Nagano (JPN) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 32 571 Demonstrated rising media interest in Paralympic Winter Sport
    1994 Lillehammer (NOR) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 31 492 Ice Sledge Hockey added as a sport
    1992 Tignes-Albertville (FRA) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 24 475 Biathlon added as a discipline. Demonstration events: Alpine and Cross Country Skiing for athletes with an intellectual disability. First Games to share Olympic venues. Continued ever since
    1988 Innsbruck (AUT) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 22 397 Sit-Ski events introduced in the sports of Alpine and Nordic Skiing
    1984 Innsbruck (AUT) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Les Autres 21 457 Demonstration event at Olympics in Sarajevo: Giant Slalom.
    1980 Geilo (NOR) Spinal injury, Amputee, Visual Impairment, Les Autres 18 350 Demonstration event: Downhill Sledge Racing
    1976 Örnsköldsvik, Sweden Spinal injury 16 250+ Demonstration event: Sledge Racing
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