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The walkway commemorates the achievements of the Paralympic Movement since 1948.  The Paralympic Games is the world’s leading international sporting event for athletes with a disability. 

Location

Address:144 George Street, Queens Gardens, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.472073
Long: 153.024285
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Walkway
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Approx. Event Start Date:1948

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th January, 1999
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Paralympic Path to Glory

Opened on January 29, 1999

Established by the Queensland Paralympic Committee and Conrad International Treasury Casino and Hotel.

The `Path to Glory` is the first site in the world to officially commemorate the history and achievements of the Paralympic Movement.

These `brass plaques` follow the journey of the Paralympic movement since 1948, and reflect the courage, determination and aspirations of athletes with a disability.

Source: MA
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