2012 London Paralympics began with the grand opening ceremony held in Olympic stadium. Gizem Girişmen of national archery team carried the Turkish flag at the ceremony.

Olympic fever continues with Paralympics
Posted 30.08.2012 11:50:52 UTC
Updated 30.08.2012 12:44:17 UTC

Olympic games host london city welcomes the ones overcoming the physical limitations. The paralympics thrill that will last for 12 days has begun with the opening ceremony. 4200 Paralympic athletes from 160 countries will compete in the games whilst Turkey will be represented by 67 sporters. National archer Gizem Girişmen carried the turkish flag at the opening night. The ceremony ended when the olympic flame, the symbol of the games, was lit.

Turkish Radio and Television TRT will broadcast the event that will run for 12 days.