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A glimpse of Paralympics village

2012-08-27 08:21:31 GMT2012-08-27 16:21:31(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Members of the Philippine Paralympic delegation are in the Paralympic village in London on Aug 26. The 14th Summer Paralympics will be held in London from Aug 29 to Sept 9. Some 4,200 athletes from 160 countries and regions will compete in 20 major events and 300 minor ones. This Paralympics has the largest number of participants ever. [Photo/Xinhua]

Spanish athletes eat in the dining hall in the Paralympic village in London on Aug 25. The dining hall can host 5,000 to 6,000 people. It is divided into several districts and offers food from different regions including British American, African and Asian flavors. [Photo/Xinhua]

An athlete plays billiards in the entertainment center of Paralympic village in London on Aug 25. The 14th Summer Paralympics will be held in London from Aug 29 to Sept 9. Some 4,200 athletes from 160 countries and regions will compete in 20 major events and 300 minor ones. This Paralympics has the largest number of participants ever. [Photo/Xinhua]

The host of the flag raising ceremony of the Paralympic village receives a gift from president of the Palestinian delegation( R) on Aug 25 in London. The 14th Summer Paralympics will be held in London from Aug 29 to Sept 9. Some 4,200 athletes from 160 countries and regions will compete in 20 major events and 300 minor ones. This Paralympics has the largest number of participants ever. [Photo/Xinhua]

The scenery of the Paralympic village in London on Aug 26. The 14th Summer Paralympics will be held in London from Aug 29 to Sept 9. Some 4,200 athletes from 160 countries and regions will compete in 20 major events and 300 minor ones. This Paralympics has the largest number of participants ever. [Photo/Xinhua]

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