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London Paralympics Historical Success

Monday, October 1, 2012

Of the many legacies of the London Olympics, one of them does not involve the Olympics per se; rather, it involves the sequel to the Olympics: the Paralympics. And for a variety of reasons, we may look back on London 2012 as being a tipping point in Paralympic history. First, look at the attendance. The Olympic stadium was sold out for Paralympic track events. Wheelchair rugby sold out months in advance of the competition. Full venues, great competition … Continue reading