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IBM SIGNS ON WITH PARALYMPICS
Published December 15, 1994
IBM, citing a commitment to provide computer technology and employment opportunities to persons with disabilities, announced yesterday that it has become a worldwide sponsor for the '96 Atlanta Paralympic Games. The Games will be held August 16-27, 1996, and are expected to attract 4,000 elite athletes with physical disabilities from more than 100 nations. Elizabeth Primrose-Smith, IBM's Dir of Worldwide Olympic and Sports Operations: "Our partnership with and support to the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games will showcase IBM technology including computers, assistive devices and software tools that IBM provides to run companies and events worldwide" (IBM).