Olympiad: 1984 Stoke Mandeville/New York Paralympic Games

Swimmer Trischa Zorn-Hudson is the most successful athlete in the history of the Paralympic Games, having won 55 medals, including 41 gold medals, over seven Paralympics.
The Paralympic Games were held in two locations in 1984. Wheelchair athletes with spinal cord injuries competed in Stoke Mandeville in the United Kingdom; amputee athletes, cerebral palsy athletes and visually impaired athletes competed in New York.
A competitive swimmer, John Morgan lost his eyesight as a teenager after an accident while working out. He eventually got back in the pool and won 15 Paralympic medals, 13 of them gold.
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