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10 Paralympians who have made history this year

  • When the postponed 2020 Paralympic Games wrap up Sunday in Tokyo, many "firsts" will have been accomplished by women - several of whom are bringing home medals to their countries for the first time. This Paralympic Games, which started on Aug. 23 after a year-long delay for the 4,405 competitors due to the coronavirus pandemic, has already made history. For the first time since the debut of the Paralympics in 1960, Paralympians will be paid the same for their medal wins as their Olympic peers. B

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NZ Wheelchair Rugby Team Performs Haka at Tokyo Paralympics

New Zealand’s wheelchair rugby team kicked off its first match of the Tokyo Paralympics with a traditional haka. Watch the Paralympics on NBC and at NBCOlympics.com. » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/knowthis_youtube » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe For more sports news, subscribe to NowThis News. #Rugby #Haka #TokyoParalympics #Politics #News #NowThis This video "NZ Wheelchair Rugby Team Performs Haka at Tokyo Paralympics", first appeared on https://nowthisnews.com.
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Medal Race

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RankCountryMedal numbersTotal
1United StatesUSA
39
41
33
113
2ChinaCHN
38
32
18
88
3ROCROC
20
28
23
71
4Great BritainGBR
22
21
22
65
47PhilippinesPHI
1
2
1
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