The Vietnamese flag was raised at the Olympic Park in London on August 27, marking the official participation of the Vietnamese sports delegation to the Paralympic London 2012.

The Vietnamese delegation to the Games includes 11 athletes, who will compete in weight-lifting, track-and-field and swimming.

This is the third time Vietnam has joined the games for disabled athletes.

An opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games will take place on August 29, which expects to draw 4,200 athletes competing for 20 sets of golds.-VNA