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Prior to Sochi, have countries completely or partially boycotted Paralympic games as a political protest in and of itself, without it being the follow-on of the Olympics being boycotted?

Non-example: Elbonia boycotts Sydney 2000 Olympics, and also boycotts Sydney 2000 Paralympics.

Valid example: Elbonia competes at Sydney 2000 Olympics. Part of the way through the Paralympics, Australia announces it'll resume culling of kangaroos. Elbonia ceases competing at the Paralympics in protest.

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Elbonia's main problem is their inability to get mud-wrestling accepted as an Olympic event. –  T.E.D. Mar 8 '14 at 14:08
I seriously doubt the political situation between 2 countries has ever shifted so radically in the short interval between the olympics and paralympics as to warrant a boycot. Also, even if it had, a lot of countries don't take part in the paralympics as they simply lack either the funds and/or the professional disabled atheletes to enable them to take part. And of course the paralympics are a relatively recent event compared to the olympics so there have been far fewer events to boycot in the first place. –  jwenting Mar 8 '14 at 19:15
@T.E.D. they'd be more suited to compete in the Kashima Gatalympics. –  Andrew Grimm Mar 9 '14 at 0:00

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