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Open to men and women of all ages, Swimming has been a Paralympic sport since the inaugural Games in 1960.
Dressage, which is currently the only Equestrian discipline included in the Paralympic Games, was originally developed for mounted battle training.
An ancient sport of kings and queens, more recently made famous by the films Robin Hood and Lord of the Rings, Archery has been part of the Paralympic programme since 1960. It is practised in more than 54 countries worldwide.