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Rio Carnival names Sambadrome winner

2009-02-26 09:58:28 GMT2009-02-26 17:58:28 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Members of the Salgueiro samba school celebrate after winning the 2009 Carnival title at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, February 25, 2009. Judges on Wednesday named Salgueiro the winner out of 12 competing schools, which are community groups geared towards putting on huge Carnival parades. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

The Salgueiro samba school parades during the Rio de Janeiro's Carnival February 23, 2009. The Carnival's jury named the group champion on Wednesday. Picture taken February 23, 2009. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Members of the Salgueiro samba school celebrate after winning the 2009 Carnival title at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, February 25, 2009. Judges on Wednesday named Salgueiro the winner out of 12 competing schools, which are community groups geared towards putting on huge Carnival parades. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

The Salgueiro samba school parades during the Rio de Janeiro's Carnival February 23, 2009. The Carnival's jury named the group champion on Wednesday. Picture taken February 23, 2009.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Members of the Salgueiro samba school celebrate after winning the 2009 Carnival title at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, February 25, 2009. Judges on Wednesday named Salgueiro the winner out of 12 competing schools, which are community groups geared towards putting on huge Carnival parades. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Members of the Salgueiro samba school celebrate after winning the 2009 Carnival title at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, February 25, 2009. Judges on Wednesday named Salgueiro the winner out of 12 competing schools, which are community groups geared towards putting on huge Carnival parades.

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