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2006 Winter Paralympics

sports event

The 2006 Winter Paralympic Games was the ninth Winter Paralympics. It was held in Turin, Italy from 10 to 19 March 2006. These were the first Winter Paralympic Games to be held in Italy.

Para-alpine skiingEdit

At the 2006 Winter Paralympics, a new classification system was used. It made 14 classes into three groups and used factored results for each of three groups.[1] At the 2006 Games, in the Super-G, there were 55 male competitors compared to 18 women in the standing group.[2]

Sledge hockeyEdit

The United States came in third in sledge hockey.[3]


  1. Goldman 2010, p. 21.
  2. Johnson 2009, p. 12-13.
  3. Joseph P. Winnick (2010). Adapted Physical Education and Sport. Human Kinetics. ISBN 978-0-7360-8918-0. Retrieved 12 September 2013.