Reception in honour of Icelandic Paralympians
The Minister of Welfare, Mr Gudbjartur Hannesson, hosted a reception at the Embassy in honour of the Icelandic athletes and their team participating in the Paralympic Games 2012, which will take place in London between 29 August and 9 September 2012.
Four paralympians will compete for Iceland: Kolbrun Alda Stefansdottir and Jon Margeir Sverrisson in swimming and Matthildur Ylfa Thorsteinsdottir and Helgi Sveinsson in athletics. For further information on the Icelandic team please visit the website of the Paralympic Games or the Icelandic Sport Association for the Disabled (in Icelandic). Photos of the reception can be found on the Embassy's Facebook page.
The Embassy of Iceland wishes the Icelandic team the best of luck at the Paralympic Games 2012!