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Moments of London Paralympics

Moments of London Paralympics
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Wednesday, 17 October 2012 16:57

Inbal Pezaro, a second-year student in the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, won three bronze medals in swimming at the London Paralympics. Read more... 

In an additional inspiring Technion connection to the Paralympics: the ceremonial cauldron in Trafalgar Square, to launch the torch relay at the opening of the Games, and in the presence of British PM David Cameron, was lit by Claire Lomas, wearing the ReWalk exoskeletal suit invented by Technion graduate Dr. Amit Goffer, and developed and manufactured by the company he heads, Argo Medical Technologies. ReWalk is a life-changing invention that enables parapalegics to walk.

Claire Lomas gained international fame last May when she completed the London Marathon wearing ReWalk.

Video reports of Claire Lomas lighting the ceremonial cauldron can be seen here.

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