Thursday, February 22, 2018

 Paralympic and 2012 London games

The Paralympic Games take place once every four years (with a Winter Games two years after each summer edition of the Games) in the same city and year as the Olympic Games. The Paralympic Games is an elite multi-sport event for disabled athletes with a disability and are a direct "parallel" to the Olympic Games – hence the name. Find information, games news and teams details with results coverage of the London 2012 games, travel information for London and games venue maps.
 

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Official news, results and medal tables of the London 2012 Paralympics supplied by the BBC.

An outstanding Paralympian wheelchair racer awarded an MBE in 2009 and winner of four medals at the Beijing Olympics as well as being a gold medalist in the Paralympics 2012.

The official website of Eleanor Simmonds the phenomenal swimmer and Paralympic gold medallist. Site offers video clips and highlights her profile with news and video clips.

A BBC site offering details and the history of the Paralympics.

Official website of the Paralympic movement with news, details of disabled sports and the athletes taking part.

The official guide to visiting London in 2012 for the paralympic games with venue details, travel information and news of the games.

Official coverage of the 2012 Paralympic programme with games details, schedules, ticket sales and how to get involved.

Para-Cycling world champion gold medallist and proud GB Paralympian. Check out images, news and his life story.

The founder of the Paralympic Games and the founder of the spinal cord injuries hospital Stoke Mandeville. Site recognises his achievements in his lifetime from 1899 through to March 1980.

Offers details of event in the Paralympic games and lists the current sports taking place plus news and team details.


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