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The First Paralympic Games

The first Paralympics were held in Rome in 1960.

Margaret Maughan was a member of the British team - and won the UK's first Paralympic gold medal for archery.

Photo: Margaret competing at a later date.

(This programme was first broadcast last year - 2010)

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