Invacare Corporation Launches Website Dedicated to Team Invacare Paralympians

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:34 pm EDT

Dateline:

ELYRIA, Ohio

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
IVC

ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) and Invacare Top End, the companys sports and recreation division, are proud to launch an online feature dedicated to the Team Invacare athletes who are participating in the Paralympics in Beijing, China. It may be viewed at www.invacare.com/2008Paralympics. The Paralympics, held September 6 17, is the largest and most celebrated athletic competition in the world for athletes with disabilities.

The website highlights racing, handcycling, tennis and basketball athletes. Viewers may click on their favorite event to read athlete bios and check out their best photos. Some of the athletes have video files that are posted to the website tune in to hear their stories about why they love sports, their favorite events and more. The website also highlights Top Ends cutting edge sports and recreation technology the chairs behind the athletes.

Representatives from Top End will be at the Paralympics, so the website will be updated regularly with medal counts, news and event information. Team Invacare athletes embody the "Yes, You Can" attitude that Invacare stands for. That determination combined with Top End "Technology that Wins" makes for an unbeatable combination.

Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC), headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, is the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative home and long-term care medical products that promote recovery and active lifestyles. The company has 5,900 associates and markets its products in 80 countries around the world. For more information about the company and its products, visit Invacares website at www.invacare.com.

Contact:

Invacare Corporation
Lara Mahoney, Manager, Corporate Communications
440-329-6393

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