Wikipedia:WikiProject Olympics/Paralympics

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Welcome to the Paralympics Task Force, a task force working under WikiProject Olympics to organize, expand, clean up, and improve articles related to the Paralympic Games. If you would like to participate, you can start by joining the project below and/or contribute to the discussion on the talk page.

To indicate that an article falls within the scope of this task force, please add "|Paralympics=yes" to the {{WikiProject Olympics}} talk page template. For example, {{WikiProject Olympics|Paralympics=yes}}. This will automatically place it into Category:Paralympics task force articles.

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  1. Aridd (talk · contribs) (I'm adding myself here because I've started and/or edited quite a number of articles related to the Paralympic Games. I'll continue to do so if and when I have time, although I can't fully commit to it. But this task force is a very good idea.)
  2. Basement12 (talk · contribs)
  3. Bib (talk · contribs)
  4. Black Orchid (talk · contribs)
  5. Doh5678 (talk · contribs)
  6. Wingardium23 (talk · contribs)
  7. Ferraridude100 (talk · contribs) I have added myself because I have edited many pages and articles related to the Paralympics. I will continue to do so (same as Aridd) on my spare time.
  8. Fmountford (talk · contribs) Huge Olympics and paralympics fan, i intend to contribute broadly where i can.
  9. H1nkles citius altius fortius (talk · contribs) I'm working on the Paralympic Games as part of a larger goal of a Featured Topic on the Olympic Games.
  10. jwillbur (talk · contribs)
  11. Phoenix (talk · contribs) thanks for the invite
  12. RG104 (talk · contribs)
  13. Roger (talk · contribs)
  14. Yboy83 (talk · contribs)
  15. waacstats (talk · contribs)
  16. Rohith goura (talk · contribs)
  17. Leighblackall (talk · contribs) I'm working with the Australian Paralympic Committee, where they want to assist the Wikipedia volunteers in their coverage of Australia at the Paralympics. Please see our project space on Wikiversity for more info. See you all soon.
  18. FingersLily (talk · contribs) I'm new to all this but I am willing to help out in any way I can. I am passionate about all sport & have a particular interest in Paralympics.
  19. Hawkeye7 (talk · contribs)
  20. John Vandenberg (talk · contribs)
  21. Swimmer 1964 (talk · contribs)
  22. Senator2029 (talk · contribs) Working on assessments, cleanup, standardization, etc.
  23. Keith Edkins (talk · contribs) Ready to create results pages for 2012.
  24. Lucky102 (talk · contribs) I want to help this project because I like updating paralympic articles.
  25. Melissa Carlton (talk · contribs)
  26. Stigni (talk · contribs)
  27. Psgola (talk · contribs) I basically edit the United States Paralympic 2012 page
  28. Zanimum (talk · contribs)
  29. Kasper2006 (talk · contribs)
  30. Justie19 (talk · contribs) I'll help with anything asked of me
  31. Wesley Mouse (talk · contribs)
  32. Kwokng (talk · contribs) Specialist knowledge of sitting volleyball
  33. Raymarcbadz (talk · contribs) I am more solely responsible on the nation pages with correct results, proper MoS format, documentation if necessary, and updated list of athletes and their results. I am willing to help out this project because of my particular interest to the Summer Olympics.
  34. Sportygeek (talk · contribs) I've edited a number of articles related to the Paralympics, some under my name, some under IP before I got an account. Specialist knowledge of paratriathlon, which has been included in the program for Rio.
  35. Lassirena6 (talk · contribs) I'm a Filipino Paralympic sailor who competed in the Beijing 2008 Paralympics, Sailing was held in Qingdao. So I have insider knowledge of Sailing at the 2008 Summer Paralympics and specialist knowledge of rifle events under Paralympic Shooting.
  36. Mishae (talk · contribs) I'm a Russian disabled individual who used to play adaptive association football, floor hockey, and softball for Robinsdale Robins, a school sponsored Olympics in which I won 2 bronze, 2 silver, and 1 gold. My job in this project is to write more articles on Russian, Ukrainian, and American disabled athletes who took part in sitting volleyball, swimming, or cycling events. I do however often do the other nations too.:)
  37. LAHetherington (talk · contribs)My interest is in updating Canadian Paralympic athlete articles, particularly in Alpine skiing
  38. TheQ Editor (talk · contribs)Working to creating more Paralympic Athlete PAges.
  39. Mpjmcevoybeta (talk · contribs)
  40. Bidgee (talk · contribs)
  41. Matt294069 (talk · contribs)Adding all of the results from wheelchair basketball
  42. Nimrodbr (talk · contribs)
  43. Cojote (talk · contribs)
  44. Abishe (talk · contribs)
  45. Dcharma (talk · contribs)
  46. MWright96 (talk · contribs)
  47. SarahTHunter (talk · contribs)
  48. Tony.naar (talk · contribs) I am the facilitator of the Australian Paralympic History Project. The project has seen the creation of 1K+ articles, most by people in the above list. We have made more than 3K photos available through Creative Commons. We also have a website which links to the Wikipedia articles - [Paralympic Stories|].
  49. Cardeville (talk · contribs) I've contributed a few pages and edits relating to Para sport, especially relating to New Zealand Paralympians. Keen to do more when I have time.
  1. Madspalmer (talk · contribs)

Feel free to add the template {{User WikiProject Paralympics}} to your user space if you are a member of the Paralympics Task Force:
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Project Information
Portal: Portal:Paralympics Paralympics Portal
Project stubs: {{Paralympics-stub}}
Category: Category:Paralympic Games
Core article: Paralympic Games

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To do listEdit

Mpjmcevoybeta (talk · contribs)

  • Red links - articles needed
  • Create various Sports at the 2012 Summer Paralympics articles
  • Add results for the earliest Paralympic Games. The IPC website does not have all the results in their database, so additional sources are needed


Recent workEdit

Recent changesEdit

Recent changes in various articles within the scope of this project (not comprehensive):

Recent changes in articles related to the Paralympic Games

New articlesEdit

Recently created Paralympics-related articles can be found at WikiProject Olympics/Paralympics/New articles. The articles have been identified by InceptionBot as potentially being within the scope of the project.
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State of Paralympics related articlesEdit

Popular pagesEdit

For the most viewed Paralympics related articles, see Popular pages. Updated by the Mr.Z-bot on the 1st of each month.

For a blend of both Paralympics and Olympics related popular pages, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Olympics/Popular pages.


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Recognized contentEdit

The following section is updated by the JL-Bot:

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Featured articlesEdit

Former featured articlesEdit

Featured listsEdit

Good articlesEdit

Former good articlesEdit

Did you know? articlesEdit

In the News articlesEdit

Picture of the day picturesEdit

Featured picturesEdit



Article alertsEdit

Did you know

Good article nominees

Articles for creation


For a selection of templates to use in Paralympics related articles,
see Paralympics/Templates
and Paralympics/Templates/Infoboxes
and Category:Paralympics templates

WikiProject bannerEdit

Please add {{WikiProject Olympics|Paralympics=yes}} to the talk page of Paralympics articles, which will display:

WikiProject Olympics / Paralympics (Rated Project-class)
 Wikipedia:WikiProject Olympics/Paralympics is within the scope of WikiProject Olympics. For more information, visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
Project This article has been rated as Project-Class on the project's quality scale.
This page is within the scope of the Paralympics task force. For more information, visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.

Stub templatesEdit

Add to articles deemed too short to provide encyclopedic coverage of a subject:

Invite userEdit

If you see someone that might have an interest in the project, you can place
{{subst:Paralympics Invitation}}
on their userpage to invite them. The subst: is required to make this work properly.

You are cordially invited to join the Paralympics Task Force!
  You appear to be someone that may be interested in joining the Paralympics Task Force. Please accept this formal invitation from a current member of the project.

We offer a place for you to connect with users who also like the Paralympic Games and facilitate team work in the development of Paralympic Games articles.

If you decide to join the project, please add your name to this list.
I hope you accept! - ~~~


Please find images at Wikimedia Commons and add them directly to Paralympics related articles. You can find Paralympics related images at Commons:Category:Paralympic Games, or use the Commons Search engine. All images on Wikimedia Commons are free.

The Paralympic symbol. Example

Add an image from Commons to the article.

Example: The code [[File:IPC logo (2004-2019).svg|thumb|100px|right|The [[Paralympic symbol]]. Example]] will show the image like the example with the Paralympic symbol. (For a more detailed description of the code, see Wikipedia:Extended image syntax). The picture used is IPC logo (2004-2019).svg. Change the size of the image by changing 100px to the size you want.

See also: Wikipedia:Image use policy.

Free image resourcesEdit

Resources for free images that can be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons. If you don't have an account on Commons, or you don't quite know how to upload the image, you can ask for help on the talk page.

  • Pictures you've taken yourself

  • Flickr, even though it also contains non-free photos, it has a special section for free pictures tagged with a Creative Commons license. For example:


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