London 2012 Paralympics To Be The Best - IPC Head
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and head of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sir Philip Craven, told the media Friday that "all the ingredients are there for the best Paralympic Games ever".
There will be 4,280 athletes from 166 countries competing in 20 sports during the 11 days of the London Paralympics.
Craven said, "we've had record ticket sales at over 2.4 million, record broadcast deals, more athletes and countries competing than ever before, and 2,500 accredited media, 2,000 of which are international. People from all around the world want to come to this great city for these great Games. Everything is set for a great Paralympic Games".
Sebastian Coe, head of LOCOG, added, "we've also concluded 10 more broadcast arrangements around the world, meaning there'll be coverage in over 100 countries. That's a fantastic way to go into the Paralympics. We're looking forward to some fantastic Paralympics Games and some fantastic sport".Write or read comments about this article
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