Iraq at the Paralympics (Q1849)

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  • Iraq at the Winter Paralympics
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Iraq at the Paralympics
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  • Iraq at the Winter Paralympics
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It is claimed that this was due to a lack of available hard currency to pay for the expenses of the team whilst in Atlanta due to the sanctions in place that prevented Iraq selling their oil following their invasion of Kuwait, but it may have been due to the fact that their very first Games was due to be against the USA. (2D/2D)
The Iraqi wheelchair basketball team, who were to be their country’s sole competitors at the Games, failed to arrive in Atlanta despite being expected right up until the last minute. (1D/2D)