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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

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Simmonds excited for the closing ceremony

Ellie Simmonds received her silver medal yesterday. Credit: PA

Walsall-based Paralympian, Ellie Simmonds, has said she is looking forward to tonight's closing ceremony after an "amazing Games".

Talking on BBC Radio 5 Live, the athlete from Aldridge said: "I am very excited and quite emotional. I am sad that it has ended but I am really looking forward to the closing ceremony tonight and everything I have got to do afterwards. I'm so happy with what I have achieved."

Ellie Simmonds won her fourth medal last night, adding silver to her two golds and bronze medal success at the London Games 2012.

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