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Men's 100m T54 | Final | London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships

Gold: Leo Pekka TAHTI, Finland
Silver: Yang LIU, China
Bronze: Kenny van WEEGHEL, Netherlands

Start list:
Curtis THOM, Canada
Tomoki IKOMA, Japan
Yang LIU, China
Leo Pekka TAHTI, Finland
Kenny van WEEGHEL, Netherlands
Erik HIGHTOWER, United States of America
Marc SCHUH, Germany
Saichon KONJEN, Thailand

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London 2017 was the ninth edition of the World Para Athletics Championships and marked the first time the event was held back-to-back with the IAAF equivalent. From 14-23 July, around 1,300 athletes from 100 countries took part, contesting 213 medal events.

The Art of Wheelchair Racing | Gillette World Sport

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South African Wheelchair racer Ernst van Dyk give us a precision insight into the sport as he looks ahead to the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

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David Weir Wins 1500 Meters - London 2012 Paralympic Games

Men's 1500m T54 | Final | London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships

Gold: Marcel HUG Switzerland
Silver: Yassine GHARBI Tunisia
Bronze: Alhassane BALDE Germany

Start list:
Rawat TANA Thailand
Alhassane BALDE Germany
Brent LAKATOS Canada
Saichon KONJEN Thailand
Jake LAPPIN Australia
Tomoki SUZUKI Japan
Kurt FEARNLEY Australia
Marcel HUG Switzerland
Richard CHIASSARO Great Britain
Yassine GHARBI Tunisia


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Results will be available here:

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London 2017 was the ninth edition of the World Para Athletics Championships and marked the first time the event was held back-to-back with the IAAF equivalent. From 14-23 July, around 1,300 athletes from 100 countries took part, contesting 213 medal events.
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Athletics | Men's 5000m - T54 Final | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Gold: WAHORAM Prawat (Thailand)
Silver: HUG Marcel (Switzerland)
Bronze: FEARNLEY Kurt (Australia)

Start list
1 GEORGE Joshua (United States of America)
2 HONG Suk Man (Republic of Korea)
3 WAHORAM Prawat (Thailand)
4 BALDE Alhassane (Germany)
5 THAMSOPON Khajonsak (Thailand)
6 HUG Marcel (Switzerland)
7 TANA Rawat (Thailand)
8 FEARNLEY Kurt (Australia)
9 CASSIDY Josh (Canada)
10 HIGUCHI Masayuki (Japan)
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The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games were held from 7-18 September 2016. Athletes from more than 160 countries competed in 528 medal events in 22 different sports.

Athletics - Women's 100m - T53 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games

GOLD HUANG Lisha CHN - People's Republic of China SILVER ZHOU Hongzhuan
CHN - People's Republic of China BRONZE BALLARD Angela AUS - Australia
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing
body of the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organizes the Summer and
Winter Paralympic Games, and serves as the International Federation for
nine sports, for which it supervises and co-ordinates the World
Championships and other competitions. The IPC is committed to enabling
Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and to develop sport
opportunities for all persons with a disability from the beginner to
elite level. In addition, the IPC aims to promote the Paralympic
values, which include courage, determination, inspiration and equality.
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watch live action and videos on demand of the London 2012 Paralympic
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1984 Los Angeles 1500m wheelchair race. AVI

1984 was an historic year for the disability community. The world best wheelchair athletes had the chance to compete during the 23rd Olympic Games. Wheelchair racers from all corners of the world had the chance to qualify for this event. In June the top three racers from different countries traveled to New York to select for the finals. Eight woman for the 800m and eight men for the 1500m selected for the final at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Los Angeles during the 23rd Summer Olympics a few months later. This movie shows the men's 1500m final .

Wheelchair Racing: The Basics

Penn State student-athlete Brett Gravatt introduces us to the ins and outs of his racing chair. Gravatt competed in the 2016 Paralympic Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has his sights set on Tokyo 2020.

GIO Oz Day 10K 2018 Full Event

The GIO Oz Day 10K is a wheelchair road race through the streets of The Rocks precinct on Australia Day. The race loops x3 around George St north and Hickson rd.

Swimming Men's 100m Backstroke - S6 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games

Gold: Zheng Tao (China)
Silver: Jia Hongguang (China)
Bronze: Sebastian Iwanov (Germany)

Start list:
Iaroslav Semenenko (Ukraine)
Matthew Haanappel (Australia)
Swen Michaelis (Germany)
Jawad Kadhim Joudah Joudah (Iraq)
Aaron Rhind (Australia)

Men's swimming 100m Backstroke S6 Final from the London 2012 Paralympic
Games.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global
governing body of the Paralympic Movement. The IPC organizes the Summer
and Winter Paralympic Games, and serves as the International Federation
for nine sports, for which it supervises and co-ordinates the World
Championships and other competitions. The IPC is committed to enabling
Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and to develop sport
opportunities for all persons with a disability from the beginner to
elite level. In addition, the IPC aims to promote the Paralympic
values, which include courage, determination, inspiration and equality.
For further information, please visit To
watch live action and videos on demand of the London 2012 Paralympic
Games, and subscribe to ParalympicSport.TV, please go to
Also, you may follow the Paralympic
Movement on Facebook at or on
Twitter at
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Técnica de la Carrera en Silla de Ruedas (Wheelchair Race Technique)

Propuesta del proceso del tiempo de ciclo en la carrera en silla de ruedas.

Athletics - Men's 400m - T54 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games

Medallists
GOLD ZHANG Lixin CHN - People's Republic of China
SILVER van WEEGHEL Kenny NED - Netherlands
BRONZE LIU Chengming CHN - People's Republic of China

LONDON, 7 September
Wheelchair racer ZHANG Lixin (CHN) successfully defended his Beijing
2008 T54 men's 400m title in 46.88m, and although he was nearly two
seconds slower than his Paralympic record of four years ago, the best of
the rest of the world were still left trailing in his wake.

I was pleased with my performance and results. I thank the spectators
and crowds for the inspiration. The training was really difficult and
hard but it's totally worth it when I won this medal. - ZHANG Lixin said



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Getting out of a racing wheelchair

The Tyne Tunnel 2K Wheelchair Race with David Weir & Josh Cassidy | Gillette World Sport

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Described as the fastest wheelchair race on the planet, the Tyne Tunnel 2K is not for the faint-hearted. We caught up with training partners David Weir and Josh Cassidy as they prepared to take part.

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Racing Wheelchair Overview

Adaptive Sports Iowa Wheelchair Track and Field Education Series: An overview of the racing wheelchair
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Contraversial Wheelchair Crash

The Women's T54 5000m final at Beijing Paralympics 2008 had a crash resulting in the return of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

BIG incredible CRASH wheelchair race 1500m T54 Heat 3 DOHA

Chute aprés 200m de course. Julien casoli

Racing Wheelchair Hand Placement

Adaptive Sports Iowa Wheelchair Track and Field Education Series: A discussion and example on racing wheelchair positioning and hand/arm placement

Men’s 800m T53 |Final | London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships

Gold: Brent LAKATOS, CANADA
Silver: Pierre FAIRBANK, FRANCE
Bronze: Pongsakorn PAEYO, THAILAND

Start list:

Nicolas BRIGNONE, FRANCE
Sopa INTASEN, THAILAND
Byunghoon YOO, KOREA
Brent LAKATOS, CANADA
Brian SIEMANN, UNITED STATES
Pierre FAIRBANK, FRANCE
Hamad ALADWANI, KUWAIT
Pongsakorn PAEYO, THAILAND

For more information on the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, please visit

Results will be available here:

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London 2017 was the ninth edition of the World Para Athletics Championships and marked the first time the event was held back-to-back with the IAAF equivalent. From 14-23 July, around 1,300 athletes from 100 countries took part, contesting 213 medal events.

Building Wheelchair Racing Gloves

Adaptive Sports Iowa Wheelchair Track and Field Education Series: A step-by-step process of building gloves for racing wheelchairs

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