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  • Who: Paralympic Games 1984

  • What: First inclusion of the wheelchair marathon at the Paralympic Games

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The wheelchair marathon first appeared on the event programme at the Summer Paralympics in 1984, when the Games were jointly hosted by Stoke Mandeville, UK, and New York, USA.


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