The Paralympic flames arrived in Sochi late on Wednesday for the final stage of the torch relay, which will conclude at the opening ceremony of the XI Winter Games on Friday.
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- rt.com: Paralympic flames from 45 Russian cities unified in Sochi
Sochi, 06.03.2014 18:07
- islandsportsnews.net: IPC announces its Sochi 2014 Paralympic torchbearers
Sochi, 03.03.2014 12:49The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the names of 34 torchbearers who will represent the Paralympic Movement's global governing body in the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Torch Relay on 6 and 7 March. The names include IPC President Sir Philip Craven and Wilfried Lemke, the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Sport for Development and Peace.
- The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games Cauldron is lit in the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement
Stoke Mandeville, 01.03.2014 21:17A leg of the Sochi 2014 Torch Relay has taken place in the British town of Stoke Mandeville as part of the Torch Relay’s international project. The lighting ceremony of the Heritage Flame featured distinguished guests, British torchbearers and Paralympic athletes.
"When the cauldron in the stadium was lit with the Paralympic flame, I smiled to myself. I was smiling because I was a part of these Games, however small. I had played a role in bringing the torch to the stadium - I covered the section in Watford. It was a day I will never forget"Mark Cooperparticipant in the Paralympic Torch Relay at London 2012
Paralympic sparks will be set in 46 cities of 8 federal districts of the Russian Federation.