GB athletes celebrate National Paralympic Day
7 September 2013
Some of Great Britain’s most inspirational disabled athletes have returned to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today to celebrate National Paralympic Day.
Paralympic champion Oliver Hynd – who won two golds and a bronze on his IPC World Championship debut in Montreal last month – is one of a number of Paralympic swimming stars to have joined the festivities in London.
National Paralympic Day 2013 marks the one year anniversary of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at which the nation embraced Paralympic sport on an unprecedented scale.
The good news for those who enjoyed Ellie Simmonds and her Paralympics GB teammates flooding the podium at London 2012 last year is world class Para-swimming is returning to the UK.
In 2015, Glasgow will host the IPC World Championships – the biggest disability swimming event aside from the Paralympic Games themselves.
This event will welcome more than 650 athletes from over 50 countries and will showcase Paralympic Swimming to the whole world from the perfect stage of Glasgow's Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
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