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Turkey men’s wheelchair basketball team practices ahead of 2012 Summer Paralympics

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LondonEngland — Yesterday, with less than a day before the start of the 2012 Summer Paralympics, the Turkey men’s national wheelchair basketball team practiced at the Basketball Arena in London’s Olympic Park. Turkey‘s campaign starts on Thursday in a game against the United States men’s national wheelchair basketball team.

Number 5 for Turkey
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Number 10 and 13 for Turkey
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Media watching the practice session
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A Turkish player
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Number 4 for Turkey
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A Turkish player goes for the ball
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Number 12 shoots the ball
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The Turkish team doing stretching exercises
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Number 11 and number 7 doing upper body exercises
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Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 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. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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