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Official Prosthetic, Orthotic and Wheelchair Technical Services Provider for the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Partner to the Paralympic Games since 1988.
At the London 2012 Paralympic Games, over 4000 athletes from 147 countries will compete in the second largest sporting event in the world. They will use a variety of equipment including wheelchairs, throwing frames, hand-cycles and the iconic running blade. Behind the Scenes Ottobock will provide an international team of more than 70 prosthetists, orthotists and wheelchair technicians. Starting one week before the start of the Games, they will be available 24/7 to repair and maintain the equipment Paralympians rely on to compete.
The service will be provided out of workshops at the Athletes’ Village on the Olympic Park, at Weymouth and Portland Sailing Village and at Egham Rowing and Canoe Sprint Village. Smaller workshops will be set up in nine competition venues supported by a mobile unit.
The London 2012 Paralympic Games will be the 12th where Ottobock has provided a Technical Services Team.
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