Monday, September 19 2016 12:04 EEST
Rio Paralympics are over: Ukraine holds the third place in medal count
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Brazilians showed their love to music at the closing ceremony of the Games in the main stadium Maracana

Ukrainian Champion Taras Dutko walked with national flag on closure ceremony of Paralympics, reports.

Spectators and athletes honored the memory of Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad, deceased on Saturday during a competition.

'Mission accomplished. The Brazilians never give up', said the head of the Games Organizing Committee Carlos Nuzman.

A multiple champion of the world, Europe and the Paralympic Games, XV Paralympics champion in football Taras Dutko carried the flag of Ukraine at the stadium in Rio during the closing ceremony.

Recall that our Paralympians won 117 medals in Rio de Janeiro: 41 gold, 37 silver and 39 bronze medals. Ukrainian national team left the US behind in the final medal standings of the Paralympic Games 2016, finishing third after China and the UK.

The first group of Ukrainian Paralympic athletes will arrive in Kyiv on Thursday night, September 22, at Boryspil airport. The airport contributed the whole terminal F for the Ukrainian athletes.

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