A few days ago London hosted the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Similar competitions have been held since 1960, and they were initiated by a neurosurgeon from England Ludwig Gutman, in whose practice sports were used to rehabilitate people with spinal cord injuries.
The doctor cited evidence that through sports, people with physical disabilities strengthened their bodies and morale.
Over the years, the Paralympics has become no less popular than the Olympic Games we are used to, and attracts the attention of an equally large number of people from all over the world. Paralympic athletes prove that people with disabilities can achieve a lot with limitless will.
It is planned that 502 medals will compete at the Paralympic Games this season, and athletes will show their strength in 20 different sports. If you want to keep abreast of the latest events, especially representatives of your country, and have an iPhone, then you can download a special application called London 2012: Medal test. Paralympics.
The program is quite simple to use and has the form of a medal test table, which indicates how many medals and what dignity were won by different countries. Moreover, for each medal, you can get detailed information, namely the type of sport, the name of the athlete, the date of receipt. To track the dynamics more conveniently, you can use a list where the selected and most interesting countries for the user will be entered. The application allows you to notify your friends via Facebook and VKontakte about the news you like.
Free Download London 2012: Medal Standings - Paralympics News for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad [App Store]