Paralympic athletics made its first Paralympic appearance at the 1960 Summer Paralympics in Rome, and has accommodated the largest number of participants in team and individual events. 


In Iran, Para athletics made its debut in 1980 with the first national championships. Three years later, Team Iran made its first international debut in the Stoke-Mandeville Games and has brought 83 Paralympic medals, including 31 gold, for the NPC.


Watch the introduction to Para Athletics on Paralympic TV.