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Yep! Just one, Pál Szekeres: He has the distinction of being the first person to have won medals at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games Szekeres represented Hungary at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, and won a bronze medal in the team foil event. In 1991, he was injured in a bus accident, and used a wheelchair. He then took to wheelchair fencing. ...


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Yes, participants in wheelchair fencing in the Paralympic Games need to be disabled. The Paralympic Movement provides sport for people with disabilities. They list ten eligible impairment types, and in order for an athlete to compete, he or she must have a primary impairment that belongs to one of these impairment types. Each sport in the Paralympics has ...


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This is the list of medals that will be awarded during the paralympics games in Rio in 2016 by sports. From this list it is deduced that for some sports we have more disability categories grouped within the same competition (for example Cycling Road - Men's Road Race C1-2-3) for most instead athletes with different types of disability will have separate ...


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