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Soldier's Paralympic flame

An injured soldier from Tadcaster will carry the Paralympic torch later. Captain David Wiseman - who attempted to climb Mount Everest - will carry the flame past the Cenotaph.

Tadcaster soldier set to carry Paralympic flame

Captain David Wiseman Credit: Calendar News

An injured soldier from Tadcaster will carry the Paralympic torch ahead of tonight's Opening Ceremony. Captain David Wiseman, who attempted to climb Mount Everest to raise money for 'Walking with the Wounded', will carry the flame past the Cenotaph.

Captain David Wiseman and others 'Walking with the Wounded' Credit: Calendar News

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