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Paralympic coverage

The 2012 London Paralympics kick off on August 29.

Disability Sport and Recreation would like to wish good luck to all Australian Paralympians.

Below, we've listed ABC's official coverage schedule of the Games. We've also put together a list of must-see medal events.

DSR Paralympians

Athletics - Brydee Moore
Athletics - Jack Lappin
Athletics - Jack Swift
Athletics - Jodi Elkington
Athletics - Kelly Cartwright
Athletics - Madeleine Hogan
Athletics Matthew Silcocks
Athletics - Richard Colman
Athletics - Sam McIntosh
Cycling - Carol Cooke
Cycling - Stuart Tripp
Shooting- Jason Maroney
Shooting - Luke Cain
Swimming - Ahmed Kelly
Swimming - Ellie Cole
Swimming - Matthew Haanappel
Table Tennis - Melissa Tapper
Wheelchair Basketball - Amanda Carter
Wheelchair Basketball - Bridie Kean
Wheelchair Basketball - Cobi Crispin
Wheelchair Basketball - Dylan Alcott
Wheelchair Basketball - Jannik Blair
Wheelchair Basketball - Leanne Del Toso
Wheelchair Basketball - Shelley Chaplin
Wheelchair Rugby - Andrew Harrison
Wheelchair Rugby - Greg Smith
Wheelchair Rugby - Jason Lees
Wheelchair Rugby - Josh Hose
Wheelchair Rugby - Nazim Erdim
Wheelchair Tennis - Daniela Di Toro

ABC TV Broadcast Summary

Opening Ceremony - ABC1

Thursday August 30 at 5:20am AEST

Hosted by Stephanie Brantz, Adam Hills and Beijing Triple Gold medallist, Heath Francis

Daily Highlights on ABC1

Thursday August 30 to Monday September 10

4:00am to 8:30am AEST - ABC Morning Show

6:00pm to 7:00pm AEST - ABC1 Nightly Highlights Show

Daily Highlights on ABC2

Thursday August 30 to Sunday September 9

7:00pm to 11:00pm AEST - ABC2 Evening Show

Closing Ceremony - ABC1

Monday September 10 at 5:20am AEST

Hosted by Stephanie Brantz, Adam Hills and Beijing Triple Gold medallist, Heath Francis

Medal events to watch

August 30 - September 8
Swimming
August 31 - September 9
Athletics
September 3
Table tennis (class 10)
September 4
 Mixed pairs boccia
September 7
Men's wheelchair basketball
  Men's goalball
  Women's goalball
September 8
Mixed individual boccia
  Women's wheelchair basketball
September 9
Mixed wheelchair rugby

For a full schedule of the London 2012 Paralympics, visit the official website.