ParalympicsGB Chief Executive
hopes to repeat those achievements and go further in London 2012.
"For us, a successful home Games is not just about maintaining our second place on the medal table in the face of increasing competition," said Hollingsworth, "it's about raising the profile of Paralympic sport and British Paralympians.
"The Paralympics here in the UK can step out of the shadow of the Olympic Games. Our time is now."
"I know the crowd are going to be incredible and I cannot wait for the chance to compete for medals in my home city," said Weir should compete in the 5000m heats on 31 August.
GB's first medal could come through Stephen Miller in the club event, while other medal hopefuls include world champions Hannah Cockroft and Libby Clegg, as well as discus world record holder Dan Greaves.
Key sport - cycling:
Venue: Olympic Park - Velodrome (track) and Brands Hatch, Kent (road)
Dates: Track: 30 August - 2 September; Road: 5-8 September
Beijing success: 20 medals, (17 gold, 3 silver)
GB's cyclists finished top of the standings at the Track World Championships in Italy this year, suggesting they could shine once again in London.
GB dominate World Championships
Six-time Paralympic champion
was the top performer with three titles, while former swimmer Sarah Storey, who is still
aiming to qualify for both
the Olympics and Paralympic Games in 2012, took home two.
They are also expected to compete on the road and have been named alongside Beijing champion Rachel Morris
in the squad
for the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Denmark in September.
won the first of his six Paralympic gold medals back at the 2000 Sydney Games and is still at the top of his sport, whilst
was the outstanding performer at this year's European championships in Berlin, where she
claimed five gold medals
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