This important announcement ends the 9 year ban imposed after the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games.
Bernard Atha, Chairman, UK Sports Association for People with Learning Disability said;
“A great wrong has been put right. It has come just in time and I hope will allow athletes with a learning disability access to the training and support available to every other disabled athlete in order to participate in the London 2012 Paralympic Games.”
Source: UK Sports Association
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