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Ukraine's Paralympians return home as heroes

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Sept. 12, 2012, 12:14 p.m. |
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© Kostyantyn Chernichkin

Relatives shower members of the Ukrainian Paralympics team in Boryspil airport with kisses and flowers late on Sept. 11.

Ukraine's disabled sportsmen reached their best result ever, winning 84 medals, including 32 gold - one third more than in the previous summer Olympics in Beijing. Ukraine came in fourth in the team ranking, behind China, Russia and Great Britain.

Oksana Grytsenko

 

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