Flashback to London paralympics
The London Olympics were only "an appetizer before the main course "According to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. After the success of the Olympics, Britain Announces Paralympics dazzling games. This is the detailed article on London paralympics.
Boosted by a Golden Jubilee bright and successful Olympic Games, both in terms of medals of the organization, Britain expects to finish the year in style to the world with his Paralympic Games. For the Prime Minister, David Cameron, "Games have made us proud of our country. I think the Paralympics will make us even more proud. We went for the biggest, the best Paralympic ever seen. '
This fourteenth edition, 4200 athletes (200 intellectual disabilities) from 165 nations are ready to face in London to competitions such as wheelchair racing, football or rugby visually impaired wheelchair. The London 2012 team is proud to host the first Paralympics in full view. Already 2.3 million have gone places and 200,000 more are expected to arrive on the market before the competition starts.
If seats are empty, warns the director of London 2012, Paul Deighton, is that many multi-pass were distributed. In fact, the main challenge will be to avoid games queues. The opening ceremony promises to throw open the view. Wednesday night, the show, called The Enlightenment, should gather 80,000 people inside the stadium in Stratford. The public expects an air show operated by disabled drivers, and war casualties expected to attend a performance of tightrope walking.
The purpose of these games, the performance of athletes and swimmers are expected, is to show what we can do when it is disabled, forgetting that we can not do. "These games will grow from one generation to think differently, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, one of the largest British wheelchair racers (it has already reported sixteen medals for his country). I am proud to see the Paralympics posters around the streets of London. The public is involved, he wants to know if the athletes will win or lose. '
Britain was also a bit like the competition handisport go home because it is home already, the first Paralympic Games were organized by Dr. Ludwig Guttman at Stoke Mandeville, in Buckinghamshire, north of the capital, to rehabilitate wounded veterans during World War II. "1948 was a remarkable year for many things, says the Mayor of London. This is the year of the first Routemaster bus (the red double-decker bus), the first Land Rover, and it is the hospital that we Mandeville Stores, Great Britain, have offered the world the first Games Paralympic , "Before concluding:" London will host the Olympic Games that will dazzle the world. "The 288 disabled athletes from Team GB are reassembled than ever to win maximum medals behind the untouchable Chinese delegation (211 charms, 89 Gold, 2008). "These games will grow from one generation to think differently," said Tanni Grey-Thompson, chair racer for Team GB.