The Wheelchair Basketball Teams will also be playing at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in September.

Paralympic athletes do not want to be pitied or viewed as charity cases. They are there to compete their hearts out like all the athletes we’ve seen at the Beijing Olympics 2008. They are athletes who have overcome even more barriers to get to where they are today.

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For a list of competition schedule of other paralympic games, check it out here.