Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:54:33 GMT | By Francis Whittaker
10 reasons why the 2012 Paralympics will be amazing

Why we're getting excited for the London Paralympic Games!

London 2012 Paralympics (© Reuters/Toby Melville)
  • London 2012 Paralympics (© Reuters/Toby Melville)
  • Stoke Mandeville Games (© Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)
  • Matt Stutzman (© Reuters/Lucas Jackson)
  • Paralympic Games (© Reuters)
  • London Olympic crowds (© Reuters)
  • Paralympic tickets (© Francis Whittaker/MSN)
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  • Great Britain Paralympics Team (© Reuters/Toby Melville)
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The London Olympics may have long since flickered its final flame, but there's another major sporting event on the horizon that's set to cure those nagging Games withdrawal symptoms. On Wednesday, 29 August, most of the venues that played host to so much sporting drama just a few short weeks ago will be packed to the rafters to welcome the 2012 Paralympics to the British capital, and there are plenty of reasons why you should be excited about it.

As the Paralympic torch edges ever-closer to its rightful place in east London's Olympic Stadium, why not click through our gallery to find out why we think the London Games will be the Paralympics ever.


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