- 1976 Winter Paralympics
The 1976 Winter Paralympic Games were the first winter
Paralympics. They were held in Örnsköldsvik, Swedenfrom 21 to 28 Februaryin 1976. The disabilities included in this paralympicswere blindnessand amputees. Sixteen countriestook part with 250+ athletes. There were competitions in Alpine and Nordic skiing for amputee and visually impaired athletes, and a demonstration event in Ice Sledge Racing.
1976 Winter Olympics
* [http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main_Sections_Menu/Paralympic_Games/Past_Games/Oernskoeldsvik_1976/index.html 1976 Games on the site of International Paralympic Committee]
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