Day 2 Media


  • Patrick Barkham has this report on 7/7 survivor Martine Wright’s debut for Britain in this morning’s sitting volleyball match against Ukraine.


Martine Wright (centre) celebrates a point with Victoria Widdup in their women’s sitting volleyball match against Ukraine at the Paralympic Games this morning. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images
  • 7/7 survivor Martine Wright fulfils Paralympic ‘destiny’ Watch a youtube video interview
  • A series of photos and a newstory by the Washington Post on US Women Sititng Volleyball’s Kari Miller.


James Rutikanga and Emile Vuningabo of Rwanda try to block the ball during a pool B match against Brazil at the ExCel. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images

Getting into the spirit of the Paralympic Games, Boris Johnson has tried his hand at sitting volleyball with teammate Barbara Windsor.

It is probably time to update the ‘Boris Johnson Looking Silly’ gallery. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and celebrity actress Barbara Windsor get the chance to try sitting volleyball on the main stage. Images found on huffington post


Not as sedentary as it sounds!

Emma Wiggs of Great Britain is blocked by Larysa Ponomarenko of Ukraine during the Women’s Sitting Volleyball Preliminaries Pool A match between Great Britain and Ukraine on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCel on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)


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