Tag Archives: 2012 Liberian Paralympic

2012 PARALYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY- Siaffa Carries Liberian Flag

Yesterday August 29th marked the Opening of the 2012 London Summer Paralympic Games. This is also Liberia’s FIRST appearance in a Summer Paralympic Game. You can watch the Ceremony by CLICKING HERE; Liberia enters at 1:32:49. James “Bobby the Big” Siaffa served as the Flag Bearer and will be making history as Liberia’s FIRST athlete to qualify to compete in a Summer  Paralympic Game. Cheer him on as he represents Dear Liberia on Tuesday September 4thParalympicSports TV will be airing all competitions LIVE; CLICK HERE to watch.

The Games have finally begun and some countries have already started raking in medals. Visit the OFFICIAL LONDON PARALYMPIC SITE to see which countries are leading. THREE African countries have received medals, so far (Nigeria*1 gold*, Algeria *2 bronze*, Egypt*1 bronze*)

Below are more images from the Welcoming Ceremony, ENJOY!!!

CURRENT MEDAL UPDATE/ LIBERIA’S PARALYMPIAN

Liberia has completed its participation in the 2012 Summer Olympics and done well. As the London Olympic Games near an end, stay tuned for the Paralympic Games, which will begin August 29th and last until September 9th. It’s been announced that Liberia is scheduled to have a Power Lifter represent the nation in this year’s Paralympics! As we wait for the CLOSING CEREMONY of the Olympics and the OPENING of the Paralympics,  let’s review the current TOP TEN medal countries. The Olympics is scheduled to end August 12th; the site will be updated with more information on our Liberian Paralympian as it becomes available.

* EIGHT African nations have received medals, so far, at this year’s Olympics: South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Algeria, Egypt, Botswana, Gabon, Morroco

CLICK HERE for a FULL MEDAL COUNT. CLICK HERE for the Official Paralympic Webpage.