We have listed the top medal tally nations from every Summer Paralympic Games: 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2021. On an individual level, we have also listed the athletes with the most total Paralympic medals.
China has dominated the gold medal table since Athens 2004, with Britain often in second place and the United States, Russia and Ukraine battling it out for third.
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The next Summer Paralympics will be in Paris 2024, followed by the 2026 Winter Paralympics. Also, check out the list of Paralympic sports, and top medal winners.
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