How did the summer Paralympic Games
In the evening, September 9th solemn ceremony ended XIV Summer Paralympic Games 2012 in London. Since August 29 disabled athletes from 164 countries competed for the right to be called the best.
The next Paralympic Games are over, and international experts are already calling them the most large-scale competitions in the whole long history of the Paralympic movement. It is no coincidence, because in the event, which took place in the capital of England, fought for the victory of 4294 athlete. Medals were played in 503 different sports. This fact reveals the undoubted progress of this kind for people with disabilities competitions. And yet, on the results of all competitions are judged not by their numbers, but by the number won by various countries of medals. Unconditional heroes held XIV Summer Paralympic Games all athletes call from China. They got 95 gold medals, just falling short of the highest awards of up to an impressive level of 100. It is an undeniable victory, because even the "gold" of Russians in the end almost three times less. And as with the rest of the Chinese Games to compare it is not necessary. Sports community seriously argues that at the next Paralympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, the Chinese players could well surpass the US national team. As it is known, in 1984, she has produced for his country 137 awards the highest standard. As for the Russians, the intense and bitter struggle 182 member team received 102 medals. Of them - 36 gold medals, 38 silver and 28 bronze medals. In the team event the Russian Paralympic team took the second place. These are excellent results, because in the history of the Games, our team never performed so well. The best result before this - 21 "gold" in 1988, 63 awards in 2008 and eighth place in the table in 1992. But the hosts XIV Summer Paralympic Games, the British, descended from the second row of medals table for the third. They, unlike the Paralympic-Russians, confident athletes were the main Olympic team. But Paralympic lost mined in the past, the advantage of swimming and cycling. In fourth place - Ukrainian national team, as in the previous games. The fifth is left for the Australians, fell to sixth American athletes. Well, as always after the next Olympics, someone has a reason to improve, while others will try to keep the reclaimed the position. The audience also got the thrilling spectacle of the fight, to overcome the forces of the spirit. A completed game "Festival of Lights" at the stadium in Stafford. President of the International Paralympic Committee, Philip Craven declared the end of the Paralympics. The flag of the Games was officially handed over to the representatives of the following Paralympic capital - Rio de Janeiro. Presentations were made by the British musicians, singers Rihanna and Jay-Z.