The rise of the Paralympics

As Tokyo hosts the summer Paralympics, Ian Brittain chronicles the history of competitive sport for disabled people

As Tokyo hosts the summer Paralympics, Ian Brittain chronicles the history of competitive sport for disabled people. (Image by Getty Images)

From the Stoke Mandeville Games, which took place just after the Second World War, to this summer’s Paralympics, Ian Brittain describes how sport for disabled people has been on an incredible journey over the past 70 years.

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