One of the largest events to take place in 2008 in the build up to the Games in Beijing this summer is the Paralympic World Cup.
400 athletes from 45 countries are completing over 5 days in Manchester; they started on Wednesday, and the events will be wrapped up tomorrow. The PWC only includes 4 sports; track cycling, swimming, wheelchair basketball and athletics, which doesn’t seem like much in comparison to the 20 events featured on the Beijing Paralympics pictograms chart.
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Yesterday (Day 3) saw the culmination of the cycling, and capped off an extremely successful couple of days for the British team. A total of 9 golds, 3 silvers and 4 bronze medals, were collected with a number of world records to match.