The World War II Origins of the Paralympic Games — TIME

A month after 2016 Olympics were held in Rio, the Paralympic Games will kick off Wednesday in the Brazilian city. About 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries are expected to face off in nearly two dozen sports. The event has grown dramatically from its origins as an archery competition among 16 wheelchair-bound British World…

via The World War II Origins of the Paralympic Games — TIME

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