Following the success of London 2012 so far, with the country currently gripped by Olympic fever, after Sunday’s closing ceremony, it is only a matter of time before the Paralympics kick off.
These games are due to run from Wednesday 29th August – Sunday 9th September.
The major international event sees athletes with physical disabilities compete, including athletes with amputations, blindness and mobility disabilities.
Over 2 million of the 2.5 million tickets have been sold, with tickets continuing to sell well; it is expected to be the first Paralympic games to sell out, in its 52 year history
Tickets are available at: www.tickets.london2012.com
The Olympic Torch Relay is due to travel through Croydon today, on Day 66 of the relay, making it’s journey from Bromley onto Sutton.
The torch is due to be carried from Church Road, Upper Norwood, all the way up to Croydon Road, Waddon, a stones throw from Hydro Cleansing’s head office, where it will then head through Sutton and onto Merton, finally ending up on Tooting Bec Common, Wandsworth, for this evenings celebrations.
Amongst others Sir Patrick Stewart, the 72-year-old Star Trek legend, will be carrying the torch through the London Borough of Croydon.
Traffic disruption is expected expected in North & Central Croydon between 10am and 3pm.
Follow @yourcroydon on twitter for live updates.
To view the Olympic Torch Relay route click the following link which will lead you to the London 2012 Official website: http://www.london2012.com/torch-relay/route
With Friday’s opening ceremony fast approaching and after Bradley Wiggins amazing win of The Tour de France over the weekend it’s now time for Team GB to go for gold…