SPORT PARALYMPIC
AFFILIATE Paralympic Committee of Trinidad and Tobago
PRESIDENT Kenneth Mc KELL
SECRETARY Lauren PIERRE-FRANCIS
CONTACT (868)683-3510
MAILING ADDRESS Chest & Heart Association, 13A Wrightson Road Extension, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
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The legendary Sir Ludwig Guttmann is credited as the man responsible for founding the Paralympic Games and the Paralympic Movement as a whole. Guttmann was one of the leading pre-World War II neurologists in Germany and worked at the Jewish Hospital in Breslau.

Read more: The History of the Paralympic Movement

The Refugee Olympic Team was a wonderful initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and I congratulate them on enabling ten athletes who are refugees to take part in the Rio 2016 Olympics. How can we not be moved by their individual and collective stories?

Read more: Jaimie Fuller: Let's make the Refugee Olympic Team more than a symbol

Thomas Bach will miss the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games here tomorrow - the first time the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not have attended the event for 32 years.

Read more: Exclusive: IOC President to miss Opening Ceremony of Paralympic Games for first time in 32 years

More of the same is promised tonight as Brazil continues its global push to steer the narrative away from the usual suspects; corrupt politicians, bad dudes shooting up in favelas and Zika

Read more: Paralympics 2016: It's over to you Rio, make us smile all over again following vibrant Olympic Games

Stoke Mandeville Hospital was home to the first Paralympic Games created by Dr Guttman for patients with spinal injuries

Read more: Paralympics 2016: How the Paralympic Games started

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