Paralympic Games vocabulary in French

A useful French vocabulary list related to the Paralympic Games

French vocabulary

les Jeux Paralympiques Paralympic Games
un/une athlète an athlete
handicapé handicapped/disabled (m)
surmonter to overcome
un handicap a handicap
un handicap moteur a mobility disability
un fauteuil roulant a wheelchair
aveugle blind
malvoyant visually impaired (m)
sourd deaf (m)
muet mute (m)
muette mute (f)
gagner to win
la victoire victory
la médaille the medal
l'or gold
l'argent silver
le bronze bronze
se surpasser to outdo oneself
une épreuve sportive a sports event
l'athlétisme athletics / track and field
le hockey sur luge sledge hockey / para ice hockey
l'aviron rowing
le ski alpin handisport disabled Alpine skiing
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