Official website of the Paralympic Movement

Media Centre

IPC Media Office

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The IPC Media & Communications team is located in Bonn, Germany, and offers a variety of services to the media, including the following:

• interview requests with members of the IPC Governing Board

• requests for articles about Paralympic topics

• general inquiries

• statistical information on Paralympic Games

The IPC Media & Communications team can be contacted via email or phone:

e-mail: ipc.media@paralympic.org

tel: +49 228 2097 200

If you wish to subscribe to or unsubscribe from the IPC Press Releases, please send an email to:


Photography & footage requests

The IPC’s photography and footage archive offers a vast variety of images of past Paralympic Games, World and Regional Championships.

Photos from several major events can be downloaded from the IPC Flickr page.

Images from the Sydney 2000 and Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Games can be ordered directly from the IPC’s official photographers, Lieven Coudenys, and Serena Ovens. For images from the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, please contact Lieven Coudenys or Getty Images. For photos from the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games, the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games and the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, please contact Lieven Coudenys, Rob Prezioso and Getty Images.

Official Photographer/Official Photography Agency

Lieven Coudenys

tel: +32-50-277438

website: http://portfolio.coudenys.be

e-mail: lieven@coudenys.be

Marcus Hartmann

tel: +49-172-8453247

e-mail: photo-hartmann@web.de

Prezioso Photography

tel: +61-412116296

website: www.prezioso.com.au

e-mail: rob@prezioso.com.au

Serena Corporate Photography

tel/fax: +6161 2 9955 8728

e-mail: serenaphoto@optusnet.com.au

Getty Images

Contact: Eugene Cariaga

Commercial Director

tel: + 44 (0) 20 3227 2570

email: eugene.cariaga@gettyimages.com

website: www.gettyimages.de/editorial

Paralympic Games Footage

The IPC's archive, located at Input Media in London, includes footage from previous Paralympic Summer and Winter Games and may be delivered in various formats, including digital files.

The archive includes footage from Barcelona 1992, Nagano 1998, Sydney 2000, Salt Lake City 2002, Athens 2004, Torino 2006, Beijing 2008 and Vancouver 2010.

Copies of these tapes as well as of individual events or series of events can be ordered through the IPC Media & Communications department. For footage requests, please fill in and return this form.

For further questions, please contact: footage@paralympic.org.

Attitude Pictures

Another great source for Paralympic footage is New Zealand based production company Attitude pictures. Attitude Pictures has travelled the globe for the past 7 years, attending major international Paralympic events and filming athletes across all sports; promoting awareness, respect and the principles of inclusion. With their fresh, vibrant Kiwi approach they are committed to working with Paralympic athletes to record strong human stories that promote their passion and dedication.

Media Information Sheets

For general information about the IPC, the Paralympic Games and the Paralympic Movement, please take a look at the information sheets below:

About the IPC

History of the Paralympic Movement

Organisational Structure of the IPC

IPC Headquarters

IPC Vision, Motto and Symbol



About the IPC (English, French, German, Spanish)

Paralympic Games Facts and Figures

History and Use of Term 'Paralympic'

Paralympic Games All-Time Medal Tally (Summer)

Paralympic Games All-Time Medal Tally (Winter)

Paralympic Oath

Paralympic Torch Relay

Guide to reporting on persons with an impairment

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