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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Paralympian Richard Whitehead welcomed home

Nottinghamshire welcomed home Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead.

Richard struck gold in the 200m T42 race with a world record time, and made the final of the 100m T42 as well.

He's already had a postbox painted gold in Lowdham to mark his achievements.

He was welcomed home today on an open top bus parade, with a celebration at the Market Square at lunchtime.

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