Paralympic athletics made its first Paralympic appearance at the 1960 Summer Paralympics in Rome, and has been a regular fixture ever since. This sport has accommodated the largest number of participants in different events across the Paralympic Movement. 


In Iran, Para athletics made its debut in 1980 with the first national championships taking place in the same year. Iranian Paralympians has brought 83 Paralympic medals including 31 gold, so far.


Watch the introduction to Para Athletics on Paralympic TV.