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In pictures: Ten inspiring Paralympians to watch

© © Jewel Samad, AFP | Archer Zahra Nemati is the only Iranian woman to have an Olympic gold medal.

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2016-09-07

The Paralympic 2016 Games begin Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro. FRANCE 24 looks at 10 outstanding athletes who have beaten the odds to compete.

More than 4,300 competitors from 161 countries will be participating in the 15th Paralympic Games. Many of them have particularly inspiring stories of how they have overcome disabilities from birth, accidents or war injuries.

Date created : 2016-09-07

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