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Ouch! disability talk show #89: Paralympics-a-go-go

Damon Rose Damon Rose | 08:59 UK time, Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Rob Crossan outside BBC Broadcasting House in London

How did the Games originally start? What happens when you put 200 wheelchair athletes in a tower block with only two lifts? What does wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft have for breakfast before a competition? And how does the mum of two Paralympic swimmers feel on the eve of the big home event? This 45 minute roundtable special also has head of the IPC Sir Philip Craven, former table tennis competitor Jane Blackburn and pundit Tony Garrett. Rob Crossan presents.

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Links from the show

Below are useful links to people, information and organisations mentioned on the latest edition of Ouch!

BBC Sport: Who will compete for GB at the London Paralympics?
BBC Disability Sport site - official Paralympic sport website from the IPC
ParalympicsGB - breaking news and more from the home team
The Guardian: Hannah Cockroft fears freeze on big stage
Mother's pride for swimming sons Sam and Oliver Hynd


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