Claire Lomas being helped lighting the Paralympic flame

Claire Lomas lighting the flame in Trafalgar Square just before 8.30am
Claire Lomas lighting the flame in Trafalgar Square just before 8.30am Credit: PA

Claire Lomas lights the cauldron applauded by Prime Minister and London Mayor Boris Johnson.

Claire was steadied as she passed the torch over the Cauldron
Claire was steadied as she passed the torch over the Cauldron Credit: PA

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London 2012 Paralympics

The London 2012 Paralympics takes place between 29th August and 9th September. Paralympians from across the world will compete in 20 different sports in the 2012 games