The 1972 Paralympics were held in Heidelberg, Germany. 44 countries and 1004 athletes participated. These Games were only open to Wheelchair athletes.
Goalball for blind athletes was introduced as a demonstration sport at the 1972 Paralympics. As was 100 m sprint for the visually impaired.
- Host Cities of the Paralympics
- Medal Tally at the 1972 Heidelberg Paralympics
- About the Paralympics
- Munich 1972 Summer Olympics
- About Sport in Germany