here, but to see these amazing athletes live was such a treat. We started the day watching a few table tennis matches and then walked into an arena where Germany was playing Russia in sitting volleyball. (Germany won, yey!)
In the afternoon, we met up with friends to see the judo competitions. We had been watching for about 30 minutes when I suddenly started wondering what these athletes' disabilities were. We observed the scene for another while before we realised that they were either blind or partially sighted! I couldn't believe we hadn't noticed until then!
The atmosphere was absolutely brilliant, and the venues really fun and futuristic. Here are a few snapshots: