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  • END IN GLORY: Paralympic delegates enter the closing ceremony of London Paralympics on September 9, concluding the 12-day sports meet (XINHUA)
  • SAME HEART: Team China waves to the audience after they win the men's 4×400m relay T53/T54, surpassing the world record with a time of 3:05.46 on September 8 (XINHUA)
  • GROUP HONOR: Team China celebrates their record-breaking victory in the men's 4×100m medley relay 34 points on September 8 with a time of 4:09.04 (XINHUA)
  • PRIDE FOR EVERYONE: Team China celebrates their third consecutive Paralympic gold medal victory in sitting volleyball on September 7 (XINHUA)
  • WORLD HEARS ME: Wang Zhiming, 20, cheers after winning the men's javelin F40 with a world-record throw of 47.95 meters on September 7 (XINHUA)
  • LEGEND FROM CHINA: Zhao Xu (right), 26, dashes towards the finish line in the men's 100m T46 final on September 6. He won the 300th gold medal in Chinese Paralympic history (XINHUA)
  • ON THE WAY: Zeng Sini, 24, competes in the women's individual C1-3 road race on September 6. She claimed the title with 1:29:02 (XINHUA)
  • CATCHING UP: Twenty-two-year-old Zhu Daqing (left) surpasses the world record of 24.80 seconds in the preliminary women's 200m T12 on September 6, with visual guidance from 24-year-old Zhang Hui (XINHUA)
  • TIGER!: Beijing Paralympic gold medalist Qi Dong, 30, competes in men's 100kg powerlifting on September 5. He won a silver medal lifting 242 kg despite being diagnosed with diabetes in June. "I'm satisfied that I can compete with so many top competitors, especially after suffering from hurt and sickness," said Qi, who often shouts "tiger" as a battle cry before competing (XINHUA)
  • SHINING GIRLS: Cao Yuanhang, 20, Liu Ping, 27, Xiong Dezhi, 24 and Chen Junfei, 20, (from left to right) celebrate after the women's 4×100 relay T35/T38 final on September 4. They won silver with 55.65 seconds in the final game. Russia took gold and Great Britain took bronze (XINHUA)
  • CONFIDENCE: Yao Fang, 40, celebrates after she claims a win in wheelchair fencing women's individual foil B class on September 4. She defeated her Hungarian rival 15-10 in the final game (XINHUA)
  • LAST DASH: Zhao Yufei (right), 23, sprints for the finish line in the men's 100m T53 on September 3. He won the silver with 15.09 seconds (XINHUA)
  • HARD PUSH: Yao Juan, 28, competes in women's shot put F42/44 on September 3. She won first prize with 13.05 meters, bettering the world record (XINHUA)
  • FEELING GOOD: Tan Yujiao, 21, gestures at the award ceremony of the women's 67.5 kg powerlifting on September 3. She won silver with a final lift of 139 kg (XINHUA)
  • FLYING HIGH: Liu Fuliang, 21, competes in the men's long jump F46 on September 3. He took gold with 7.15 meters, surpassing the world record (XINHUA)
  • CELEBRATION: Zhao Shuai, 17, reacts in the men's singles class 8 on September 3. He claimed the title after beating his Slovakian competitor 3-1 (XINHUA)
  • CHAMPION REACTION: Yang Bozun, 26, celebrates after winning first place in the men's 100m breaststroke SB11 final with 1:10.11, setting a new world record on September 3 (XINHUA)
  • TWIN MEDALISTS: Huang Lisha and Zhou Hongzhuan, both 23 years old, pose at the award ceremony of the women's 100m T53 on September 2. Huang got the gold medal with 16.42 seconds and Zhou with 16.90 seconds, ranking second (XINHUA)
  • YEAH!: Zhou Ying, 23, celebrates during the women's singles class 4 event on September 2. She defeated Borislava Peric-Pankovic from Serbia 3-0 to claim the title (XINHUA)
  • NO REGRETS: Liu Lei (front), 24, celebrates after the men's 67.5 kg powerlifting final on September 2. He won the gold medal and broke a world record lifting 226kg (XINHUA)
  • CALM: Zhang Bian, 26, serves a ball in women's singles class 5 event on September 2. She beat her teammate, 23-year-old Gu Gai, 3-1 and won the gold medal (XINHUA)
  • TRIPLE COORDINATION: The 23-year-old Xie Hao, 24-year-old Ji Xiaofei, and 20-year-old Liu Xinyang (from left to right) compete in the mixed C1-5 team sprint on September 2. Team China won a gold medal and set a new world record with 49.454 seconds in the final (XINHUA)
  • SHOWING OFF: Du Jianping, 27, exhibits his medal after winning the men's 150m individual medley SM3 with 2:43.72 on September 2, setting a new record in the event. On August 30, Du won the 50m breaststroke SB2 with 57.50 seconds (XINHUA)
  • PEACE: Shi Shanshan, 24, basks in the glow of a bronze medal in women's 48kg powerlifting on September 1 (XINHUA)
  • INVISIBLE HONESTY: Zhou Guohua, 22, greets the audience after winning the women's 100m T12 with 12.05 seconds on September 1 (XINHUA)
  • HANG TOGETHER: Deng Mingzhu (middle) and Chen Qiurong (right) of Team China grab a rebound during the preliminaries of women's wheel basketball, beating France with 72-34 on August 31 (XINHUA)
  • FINALLY PROVED: Dong Chao, 27, celebrates during the award ceremony of the men's R1-10m air rifle standing SH1 shooting event on August 31. He claims the title with a result of 699.5 rings (XINHUA)
  • FIRST GOLD: Zhang Cuiping, 25, smiles at the audience. She claims the title in the women's R2-10m air rifle standing SH1 shooting event with 500.9 rings on August 30 (XINHUA)
  • SUCCESS HEARD: Judoka Li Xiaodong, 30, bronze medalist in 2008 Beijing Paralympics, claims victory in the men's 60kg B1 on August 30. Li brings home a silver medal in the event (XINHUA)
  • HERE WE COME: Led by flagholder Zhang Lixin, 29, winner of four gold medals in wheelchair races at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, the Chinese sports delegation marches into the Olympic Stadium in London greeted by a sea of cheering spectators at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games on August 29 (XINHUA)

The London Paralympics, which ran from August 29 to September 9, host the highest number of athletes since the official birth of the games in 1960, with 4,280 athletes from 164 countries and regions.

China has sent 282 athletes to attend 20 sports this year. The ages of the athletes range from 15 to 50, and 134 of them are taking part in the Paralympics for the first time. Team China ranked at the top of the medal tally with 95 gold, 71 silver and 65 bronze medals, followed by Russia and Great Britain.

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