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Day two of Paralympic judo underway in London

 

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LondonEngland — The third session of judo featuring preliminary round of sixteens in the men’s and quarterfinals in the women’s judo got underway today before a large crowd of spectators at London’s ExCeL North Arena 2 at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.

 

Great Britain‘s Dan Powell in white and Germany‘s Matthias Krieger in blue
Image: Laura Hale.

Great Britain’s Dan Powell in white and Germany’s Matthias Krieger in blue
Image: Laura Hale.

Competitors wait to be introduced
Image: Laura Hale.

Great Britain’s Dan Powell in white and Germany’s Matthias Krieger in blue
Image: Laura Hale.

A sign announcing a match between Ukraine and Iran
Image: Laura Hale.

Simon of the United States walks out before the start of her match
Image: Laura Hale.

Simon of the United States and Merenciano Herrero of Spain get ready to face off
Image: Laura Hale.

Great Britain’s Dan Powell takes on Iranian Mohammad Ali Shanani in his repechagematch
Image: Laura Hale.

Ukraine and Iran get ready to face off
Image: Laura Hale.

Azerbaijan and France square off
Image: Laura Hale.

Great Britain’s Dan Powell in white and Germany’s Matthias Krieger in blue
Image: Laura Hale.

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Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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