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2016 Rio Paralympics - Opening ceremony - Maracana - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/09/2016. A performer in a wheelchair takes part in the opening ceremony.
Performer in a wheelchair takes part in the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters
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Athletes from Israel take part in the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016. Credit: Sergio Moraes, Reuters
A performer interacts with a robotic arm during the opening ceremony, at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Sergio Moraes, Reuters
Athletes from Kuwait take part in the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016. Credit: Sergio Moraes, Reuters
Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Clodoaldo Silva carries the torch during the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Reuters
Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Clodoaldo Silva lights the flame during the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Reuters
Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Clodoaldo Silva lights the flame during the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Sergio Moraes, Reuters
South African athletes cheer as they take part in the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters
Brazilian Paralympic runner Marcia Malsar falls while carrying the torch as rain falls during the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters
Brazilian Paralympic runner Marcia Malsar falls while carrying the torch as rain falls during the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters
Brazilian Paralympic runner Marcia Malsar falls while carrying the torch as rain falls during the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016. Credit: Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters
Brazilian Paralympic runner Marcia Malsar continues carrying the torch after falling as rain falls during the opening ceremony at 2016 Rio Paralympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 7, 2016.Credit: Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters

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