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Olympic and Paralympic flags raised at City Hall

26 September 2008

Olympic and Paralympic flags have been raised outside City Hall in a public event to formally mark London becoming host city for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Beijing Gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu raised the Olympic flag, whilst women's arm only single scull Paralympic gold medallist Helene Raynsford joined Chris Holmes MBE, one of Britain's most successful Paralympic swimmers, for the Paralympic flag.

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