1994 Lillehammer Winter

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The 6th Winter Paralympic Games

  The 1994 Winter Paralympics, the sixth Winter Paralympics, were held in Lillehammer, Norway.
These Games marked the first time the Paralympic Winter Games were held in the same location as the Winter Olympics, a tradition that has continued through an agreement of cooperation between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Ice sledge hockey, which became an immediate crowd favorite, was added to the program.
Dates: March 10-19, 1994
Number of sports: 5
Number of contests: 133
Number of athletes: 469
Men: 379
Women: 90
Volonteers: 900
Media: 0
Oath: Cato Zahl PERDERSEN
Last torch bearer: Helge Bjornstad
Bids towns: Anchorage (USA), Oestersund / Are (SWE), Sofia (BUL)