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Paralympians gear up for the Games

2008-09-03 07:58:37 GMT2008-09-03 15:58:37 (Beijing Time) China Daily

Disabled swimmers have a chat poolside during a training session on September 2, 2008 in Beijing at the National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, ahead of the 2008 Paralympics which takes place from September 6th to 17th in Beijing. [Agencies]

International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven (L) takes part in a friendly basketball match with Chinese Paralympic athletes at the Olympic community in Beijing on August 30, 2008. [Agencies]

A disabled swimmer with only upper body strength swims during a training session on September 2, 2008 in Beijing at the National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, ahead of the 2008 Paralympics which takes place from September 6th to 17th in Beijing. [Agencies]

Emily Hoskins (C) of the US takes a shot during a wheelchair basketball training session on September 2, 2008 in Beijing at the National Indoor Hall, ahead of the 2008 Paralympic Games which takes place from September 6th to 17th in Beijing. The defending champion gold medalists from the 2004 Athens Paralympics begin the defense of their title on September 8. [Agencies]

A disabled swimmer dives into the pool during a training session on September 2, 2008 in Beijing at the National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, ahead of the 2008 Paralympics which takes place from September 6th to 17th in Beijing. [Agencies]

Disabled swimmers have a chat poolside during a training session on September 2, 2008 in Beijing at the National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, ahead of the 2008 Paralympics which takes place from September 6th to 17th in Beijing.

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