Dazzling show opens Paralympics

07.09.2008

By Play the Game

The 2008 Paralympic Games was opened by Chinese President Hu Jintao on Saturday during a stunning ceremony at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.

In the three-hour spectacular show, 6,000 performers and 4,000 disabled athletes from 148 countries took part in front of 91,000 ecstatic spectators.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/other_sports/disability_sport/7599977.stm

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