With the London 2012 Paralympic Games starting in 2 days' time, our Paralympians departed for the Games on the 24th August 2012. Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, Mr Chan Chun Sing, SNPC Chairman, Mr Tan Ju Seng, well wishers and family members were there to bid the athletes and officials farewell. The Equestrian Team, who are already in London, will join the rest of the Singapore Team when they arrive.
More information on the Send Off Ceremony can be found in this link: http://www.todayonline.com/Sports/EDC120825-0000017/Go-forth-and-do-your-best
In addition, the Singapore contingent has been officially welcomed into the Paralympic Village, and will be undergoing training at the various competition venues. Remember to catch the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony live on Channel 5, on 30th August morning, 0300!