Dr Mukiri Mukuria is now an international athletics classifier after training with the International Paralympics Commitee (IPC).
Sports for athletes with impairment were widely introduced after WW II to assist large number of war veterans and civilians injured during the war. The first Paralympic games took place in Rome, Italy 1960. Currently the Paralympic games take place every 4 years in the same cities and venues as the Olympic Games. Paralympic games are organised through the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).