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Disabled helpers serve London Paralympics

2012-09-06 06:16:20 GMT2012-09-06 14:16:20(Beijing Time)  China Daily

A journalist surnamed Lee from the Republic of Korea works during the 2012 London Paralympics Games on Sept 2, 2012. The 46-year-old South Korean, who lost his left arm due to an electric shock accident in 1998, has been a sports photographer for the past decade. Many referees, technical officials, award ceremony presenters and volunteers, who have physical disability, work for the athletes at the London Paralympics Games. [Photo/Xinhua]

A director of the International Paralympics Committee, left, awards the silver medal for a judo medalist at the London Paralympics, on Sept 1, 2012. The IPC director, who bounded by wheelchair because of poliomyelitis, was the former President of the Paralympic Committee for Republic of Korea. [Photo/Xinhua]

A technical official, right, assists pushing the wheelchair for a Portuguese athlete in the boccia ball competition during the London Paralympics Games on Sep 3, 2012. The 57-year-old has suffered from avascular necrosis and has to sit in a wheelchair. [Photo/Xinhua]

The coach of the Republic of Korea's table tennis team watches the competition while his teammates play at the London Pralympics Games, on Sept 2, 2012. He has a problem with his arm. [Photo/Xinhua]

A volunteer, left, talks with Chinese table tennis player Cao Ningning during the London Paralympics Games, on Sept 3, 2012. The volunteer injured his arms in a car accident in 1987. But he is glad to serve the Paralympics athletes. [Photo/Xinhua]

Brasil's Felipe Gomes (L) and his guide Leonardo Souza Lopes run to win the Men's 200m Final T11 during the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, September 4, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

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