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Photo Journal: Soaking it up


Japanese Paralympians including wheelchair tennis player Yui Kamiji, left in the front row, and judoka Kento Masaki, second from right in the back row, pose for a photograph at a landmark monument at the Paralympic Village in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 6, 2016, local time -- the day before the opening of the Rio Paralympics. During the 12-day event, some 4,400 athletes from around 160 countries and regions as well as the Refugee Paralympic Team will compete in 528 events in 22 sports. The Japanese delegation includes 132 athletes in 17 sports, aiming to bring home 10 gold medals in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Games. (Mainichi)

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