THE DIVERSITY OF MY THOUGHTS

Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

“One World, One Dream”: 2008 Summer Paralympics

In Amazing, Photography, Sports on November 3, 2008 at 6:10 am

2008 Summer Paralympic Games:

The 2008 Summer Paralympic Games, the thirteenth Paralympics, took place in China from September 6th to September 17th, Beijing is once again hosting athletes from around the world. Over 4,200 athletes – from six different disability groups – from 148 countries are taking part in the 2008 Summer Paralympic Games. Not only are the sports divided into events, but the events are divided into different disability categories, to even out the playing field as much as possible. The slogan for this year’s Paralympic Games is the same as the one for the Olympics held just last month: “One World, One Dream”

This 2008 Summer Paralympic Games, according to Phillip Craven, The President of International Paralympic Committee, is quoted as “The Greatest Paralympic Games Ever”.

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements