Cycling Road Paralympic Sport Pin
Cycling Paralympic has been contested at every Summer Paralympic Games since the 1984 Summer Paralympics. Cyclists are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows cyclists to compete against others with a similar level of function.
At the 2008 Summer Paralympics and earlier, classes were:
B&VI 1–3: Cyclists with a visual impairment, using a tandem bicycle
LC 1–4: Cyclists with a locomotor disability, including those with amputations
CP 1–4: Cyclists with cerebral palsy, using a tricycle (CP 1–2) or bicycle (CP 3–4)
HC A, B, and C: Cyclists using a handcycle
The pin depicts an athlete of Cycling Road Paralympic Sport
Product: Paralympic Pin
Pin code: #04-194-014
Official Licensed Product
Licensed Manufacturer: Efsimon Collection
Cycling Road Paralympic Sport:
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
The 2004 Summer Paralympics were held in Athens, Greece, from September 17 to September 28. The twelfth Paralympic Games, an estimated 4,000 athletes took part in the Athens programme, with ages ranging from 11 to 66. 3.806 athletes from 135 nations competed in the Athens Paralympics
A total of 1567 medals were awarded during the Athens games: 519 gold, 516 silver, and 532 bronze. China topped the medal count with more gold medals, more silver medals, and more medals overall than any other nation.
The 2004 Summer Paralympics included 19 sports. New events featured in the Games were five-a-side blind football, women’s sitting volleyball, and quads wheelchair tennis.
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