In which year was the first official Paralympic Games held?
The first official Paralympic Games, no longer open solely to war veterans, was held in Rome in 1960. 400 athletes from 23 countries competed at the 1960 Games. Since 1960, the Paralympic Games have taken place in the same year as the Olympic Games.
Who is the UK's most decorated Paralympian in terms of the total medals won?
Sarah Storey has won an incredible 25 medals across two sports. Mike Kenny holds 18 medals (the record number of Golds, 16). David Weir holds 10 Paralympic medals and Tanni Grey-Thompson has 17.
Which member of the Cyclone Mobility team has won a Paralympic medal?
Although many of the Cyclone team have a strong sporting background, only Mark is a paralympic medalist. Mark won a silver medal at the 2004 Paralympics in Athens,