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Best of the Paralympics

Canada's men's wheelchair basketball team player Adam Lancia embraces his wife Jamey Jewells of Canada after her women's wheelchair basketball playoff match against China at the Rio Paralympics. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Canada's men's wheelchair basketball team player Adam Lancia embraces his wife Jamey Jewells of Canada after her women's wheelchair basketball playoff match against China at the Rio Paralympics. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Canada's men's wheelchair basketball team player Adam Lancia embraces his wife Jamey Jewells of Canada after her women's wheelchair basketball playoff match against China at the Rio Paralympics. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Roger Bolliger (R) of Switzerland and Shota Kawamoto of Japan compete in the cycling road race. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Roger Bolliger (R) of Switzerland and Shota Kawamoto of Japan compete in the cycling road race. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Roger Bolliger (R) of Switzerland and Shota Kawamoto of Japan compete in the cycling road race. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ibrahim Hamadtou of Egypt competes in the table tennis singles class 6 group D. REUTERS/Pilar OLivares

Ibrahim Hamadtou of Egypt competes in the table tennis singles class 6 group D. REUTERS/Pilar OLivares

Ibrahim Hamadtou of Egypt competes in the table tennis singles class 6 group D. REUTERS/Pilar OLivares
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Fireworks erupt during the closing ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Fireworks erupt during the closing ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Fireworks erupt during the closing ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Gold medalist Ernst van Dyk of (L) South Africa and silver medalist Alessandro Zanardi of Italy celebrate after the finish of the men's road race H5. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Gold medalist Ernst van Dyk of (L) South Africa and silver medalist Alessandro Zanardi of Italy celebrate after the finish of the men's road race H5. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Gold medalist Ernst van Dyk of (L) South Africa and silver medalist Alessandro Zanardi of Italy celebrate after the finish of the men's road race H5. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Allysa Seely of the United States and Lisa Lilja of Finland compete in the triathlon PT2. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Allysa Seely of the United States and Lisa Lilja of Finland compete in the triathlon PT2. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Allysa Seely of the United States and Lisa Lilja of Finland compete in the triathlon PT2. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Richard Whitehead of Britain competes in the men's 200m - T42 category. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Richard Whitehead of Britain competes in the men's 200m - T42 category. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Richard Whitehead of Britain competes in the men's 200m - T42 category. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Wang Zhoubin (L to R) of China, Federico Accardi and Froilan Padilla of Argentina in action in the soccer men's 5-a-side bronze medal match. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Wang Zhoubin (L to R) of China, Federico Accardi and Froilan Padilla of Argentina in action in the soccer men's 5-a-side bronze medal match. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Wang Zhoubin (L to R) of China, Federico Accardi and Froilan Padilla of Argentina in action in the soccer men's 5-a-side bronze medal match. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Fish-eye lens view of Setiyo Budi of Indonesia competing in the long jump. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Fish-eye lens view of Setiyo Budi of Indonesia competing in the long jump. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Fish-eye lens view of Setiyo Budi of Indonesia competing in the long jump. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Odair Santos of Brazil (R) runs with his guide to a silver medal finish in the 1500m. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Odair Santos of Brazil (R) runs with his guide to a silver medal finish in the 1500m. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Odair Santos of Brazil (R) runs with his guide to a silver medal finish in the 1500m. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Josh Wheeler of the U.S. reacts as Ryley Batt of Australia celebrates winning the gold medal in the wheelchair rugby. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Josh Wheeler of the U.S. reacts as Ryley Batt of Australia celebrates winning the gold medal in the wheelchair rugby. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Josh Wheeler of the U.S. reacts as Ryley Batt of Australia celebrates winning the gold medal in the wheelchair rugby. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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James Turner of Australia celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 800m T36 final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

James Turner of Australia celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 800m T36 final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

James Turner of Australia celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 800m T36 final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
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Fujita Masaki of Japan gestures after the men's C1-2-3 1000m Time Trial Final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Fujita Masaki of Japan gestures after the men's C1-2-3 1000m Time Trial Final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Fujita Masaki of Japan gestures after the men's C1-2-3 1000m Time Trial Final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Rebecca Murray of the U.S. is sandwiched as she fights for the ball during wheelchair basketball. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Rebecca Murray of the U.S. is sandwiched as she fights for the ball during wheelchair basketball. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Rebecca Murray of the U.S. is sandwiched as she fights for the ball during wheelchair basketball. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Regas Woods of the United States competes in the T42 long jump final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

Regas Woods of the United States competes in the T42 long jump final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

Regas Woods of the United States competes in the T42 long jump final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
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Players of Britain celebrate victory in the wheelchair basketball bronze medal match. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Players of Britain celebrate victory in the wheelchair basketball bronze medal match. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Players of Britain celebrate victory in the wheelchair basketball bronze medal match. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Samwel Mushai Kimani of Kenya wins the gold medal in the 1500m. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Samwel Mushai Kimani of Kenya wins the gold medal in the 1500m. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Samwel Mushai Kimani of Kenya wins the gold medal in the 1500m. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Guo Chunliang of China competes in the javelin F46 final. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Guo Chunliang of China competes in the javelin F46 final. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Guo Chunliang of China competes in the javelin F46 final. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Jeroen Teeuwen of the Netherlands competes in the high jump T42. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Jeroen Teeuwen of the Netherlands competes in the high jump T42. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Jeroen Teeuwen of the Netherlands competes in the high jump T42. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Beatrice Vio of Italy reacts during wheelchair fencing. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Beatrice Vio of Italy reacts during wheelchair fencing. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Beatrice Vio of Italy reacts during wheelchair fencing. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Yui Kamiji of Japan competes in wheelchair tennis. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Yui Kamiji of Japan competes in wheelchair tennis. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Yui Kamiji of Japan competes in wheelchair tennis. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Antonio Leme of Brazil reacts in the mixed pairs BC3 boccia gold medal final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Antonio Leme of Brazil reacts in the mixed pairs BC3 boccia gold medal final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Antonio Leme of Brazil reacts in the mixed pairs BC3 boccia gold medal final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Italy's Beatrice Vio celebrates after beating Hong Kong's Yu Chui Yee in the wheelchair fencing women's foil bronze medal match. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Italy's Beatrice Vio celebrates after beating Hong Kong's Yu Chui Yee in the wheelchair fencing women's foil bronze medal match. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Italy's Beatrice Vio celebrates after beating Hong Kong's Yu Chui Yee in the wheelchair fencing women's foil bronze medal match. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Vasileios Ntounis (R) of Greece competes with Tian Jianquan of China in wheelchair fencing. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Vasileios Ntounis (R) of Greece competes with Tian Jianquan of China in wheelchair fencing. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Vasileios Ntounis (R) of Greece competes with Tian Jianquan of China in wheelchair fencing. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Players of team Iran observe a minute of silence for Iranian cyclist Sarafraz Bahman Golbarnezhad who died in a cycling crash at the Paralympics. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Players of team Iran observe a minute of silence for Iranian cyclist Sarafraz Bahman Golbarnezhad who died in a cycling crash at the Paralympics. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Players of team Iran observe a minute of silence for Iranian cyclist Sarafraz Bahman Golbarnezhad who died in a cycling crash at the Paralympics. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Ali Jawad of Britain reacts during powerlifting. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Ali Jawad of Britain reacts during powerlifting. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Ali Jawad of Britain reacts during powerlifting. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Evie Edwards of Britain competes in the mixed pairs BC4 boccia final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Evie Edwards of Britain competes in the mixed pairs BC4 boccia final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Evie Edwards of Britain competes in the mixed pairs BC4 boccia final. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Bronze medalist Teresinha de Jesus Correia Santos of Brazil reacts after the women's 100m T47 final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduf

Bronze medalist Teresinha de Jesus Correia Santos of Brazil reacts after the women's 100m T47 final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduf

Bronze medalist Teresinha de Jesus Correia Santos of Brazil reacts after the women's 100m T47 final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduf
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China's Yan Zhiqiang celebrates in the boccia bronze medal match. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

China's Yan Zhiqiang celebrates in the boccia bronze medal match. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

China's Yan Zhiqiang celebrates in the boccia bronze medal match. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Sophie Hahn of Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the T38 100m final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

Sophie Hahn of Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the T38 100m final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

Sophie Hahn of Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the T38 100m final. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
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Bronze medalists Victoria Nolan, Meghan Montgomery, Andrew Todd, Curtis Halladay and Kristen Kit of Canada pose with their medals during the LTA Mixed Coxed Four LTAMIX4+ victory ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Bronze medalists Victoria Nolan, Meghan Montgomery, Andrew Todd, Curtis Halladay and Kristen Kit of Canada pose with their medals during the LTA Mixed Coxed Four LTAMIX4+ victory ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Bronze medalists Victoria Nolan, Meghan Montgomery, Andrew Todd, Curtis Halladay and Kristen Kit of Canada pose with their medals during the LTA Mixed Coxed Four LTAMIX4+ victory ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Hannah Cockroft of Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's 100m event. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Hannah Cockroft of Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's 100m event. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Hannah Cockroft of Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's 100m event. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A performer in a wheelchair takes part in the opening ceremony.  REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A performer in a wheelchair takes part in the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A performer in a wheelchair takes part in the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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