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The Paralympian Issue No. 2 | 2014

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THE PARALYMPIAN 02|2014 SOCHI 2014 SPECIAL SOCHI 2014 SPECIAL 13 THE PARALYMPIAN 02|2014 THE PARALYMPIAN 02|2014 12 " The Paralympic spirit has united and infected us all. Proud Paralympians – your inspirational athletic performances have redefi ned the boundaries of possibility. You have shown the world that absolutely anything is possible and that life is about amazing capabilities and not perceived defi ciencies. " IPC President Sir Philip Craven Pushing boundaries The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games were recording-breaking in terms of athletic performances, participation, media coverage and ticket sales. Total 1 Russia 30 28 22 80 2 Germany 9 5 1 15 3 Canada 7 2 7 16 4 Ukraine 5 9 11 25 5 France 5 3 4 12 6 Slovakia 3 2 2 7 7 Japan 3 1 2 6 8 USA 2 7 9 18 9 Austria 2 5 4 11 10 Great Britain 1 3 2 6 11 Norway 1 2 1 4 12 Sweden 1 2 1 4 13 Spain 1 1 1 3 14 Netherlands 1 0 0 1 15 Switzerland 1 0 0 1 16 Finland 0 1 0 1 17 New Zealand 0 1 0 1 18 Belarus 0 0 3 3 19 Australia 0 0 2 2 S O CHI 2014 SOCHI 2014

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