and the first where the Winter Paralympics were held at the same site.
Rhodesia did, however, compete in the 1972 Summer Paralympics, held a little earlier in Heidelberg.
These games will be the first Winter Paralympics held in China.
The 2004 Summer Paralympics were also held in Athens, from 17 to 28 September.
Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Paralympics becoming the first city to host the games twice.
The games were succeeded by the 1992 Winter Paralympics from 25 March to 1 April.
The closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held on 16 March
allowed to compete at the 1964 Summer Paralympics, also held in Tokyo,
2018; the US$100 million facility was only intended to be used for the opening and closing ceremonies of these Olympics and the subsequent Paralympics, and was demolished following their conclusion.