Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 30 August

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Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 30 August

During the London 2012 Paralympic Games we’ll bring you a daily heads-up on what’s happening where, including sporting and cultural events, transport and weather.

Top things to see and do

Transport hotspots

Transport for London suggests that Bank and London Bridge will be the busiest stations during rush hour. The Jubilee, Central and DLR lines are expected to be the busiest. Here's your daily heat map.

The Paralympic Route Network is now in operation. While smaller than its Olympic equivalent, drivers are encouraged to think ahead about their journeys. We'll add any realtime updates here.

Sport highlights

See our guide to Paralympic sports.

  • 9am Equestrian
  • 9am Goalball (men's); 6.30pm (women's)
  • 9am Judo preliminaries
  • 9am Table tennis preliminaries
  • 9am Shooting (women's); 11.45am (men's)
  • 9.30am Cycling, track qualifying; 2pm finals
  • 9.30am Swimming heats; 5.30pm finals
  • 10am Archery, ranking round
  • 10.45am Wheelchair basketball (men's); 1pm (women's)
  • 2pm Sitting volleyball (men's)
  • 3pm Power lifting (men's); 6pm (women's)

Full schedule.


London will be under rain clouds for much of the daytime. The wet stuff should go away in the evening, which will be cloudy and cool. BBC Weather.

Where to watch

See our article for big screen locations and other viewing options.

Last Updated 29 August 2012