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1980 Winter Paralympics

II Winter Paralympics
Host city Geilo, Norway
Nations participating 18
Athletes participating 299
Events 63 in 2 sports
Opening ceremony 1 February
Closing ceremony 7 February
Officially opened by Olav V of Norway
Winter:
Örnsköldsvik 1976 Innsbruck 1984  >
Summer:
Arnhem 1980 Stoke Mandeville/New York 1984  >

The 1980 Winter Paralympic Games (Norwegian: Paralympiske vinterleker 1980), the second International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation (ISMGF) and the International Sports Federation of the Disabled (ISOD).[3]

Originally known as the 2nd Olympic Winter Games for Disabled.[4][5][6]

Contents

  • Sports 1
  • Medal table 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Sports

Medal table

The 1980 Winter Paralympics opening ceremony
Australian paralympic team at the 1980 Winter Paralympics

The top 10 NPCs by number of gold medals are listed below. The host nation (Norway) is highlighted.

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Norway 23 21 10 54
2 Finland 15 7 12 34
3 Austria 6 10 6 22
4 Sweden 5 3 8 16
5 Switzerland 4 2 3 9
6 United States 4 1 1 6
7 West Germany 3 5 9 17
8 Canada 2 3 1 6
9 France 1 1 1 3
10 Czechoslovakia 0 1 0 1

See also

References

  1. ^ "Participation - Geilo 1980 Paralympic Winter Games".  
  2. ^ "Geilo 1980". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  3. ^ Benchmark Games: The Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, By Richard Cashman, Simon Darcy
  4. ^ History and Use of the Term Paralympic, International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
  5. ^ brjsmed00262-0045.pdf, ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  6. ^ Paralympics (Swedish), biblioteket.se

External links

  • Pictures from the opening of the Games at geilonaturfoto.com
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