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XIV. Summer Paralympics
August 29 – September 09, 2012
London/ Great Britain

Homepage http://www.london2012.com/

Facts & Figure

  • approx. 4.237 athletes from 164 different countries
  • 20 sports in the Paralympic programme (Paralympic Archery, Paralympic Athletics, Boccia, Paralympic Cycling - Road, Paralympic Cycling - Track, Paralympic Equestrian, Football 5-a-side, Football 7-a-side, Goalball, Paralympic Judo, Powerlifting, Paralympic Rowing, Paralympic Sailing, Paralympic Shooting, Paralympic Swimming, Paralympic Table Tennis, Volleyball - Sitting, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Fencing, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis)

Medals table Austria

32 athletes: 4 gold medals, 3 silver medals, 6 bronze medals

Mascot Mandeville

My name is inspired by Stoke Mandeville in Buckinghamshire, the birthplace of the Paralympic Games. On the same day as the Opening Ceremony of the London 1948 Olympic Games, Sir Ludwig Guttmann held his own sport competition in Stoke Mandeville for World War II soldiers with spinal injuries. The Stoke Mandeville Games grew and grew until they became the Paralympic Games.

More about Mandeville http://www.london2012.com/mascots 

 

 

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