Paralympics Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Summer Games. [24 photos total]

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A performer in a wheelchair takes part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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Performers take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Athletes from the United States take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Clodoaldo Silva lights the flame during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Clodoaldo Silva lights the flame during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Performers take part during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Athletes from France take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Performers take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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Performers take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Jason O'Brien) #
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Athletes from South Korea take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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Performers take part during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Athletes from South Korea take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Performers take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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A performer interacts with a robotic arm during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Athletes from China take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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Performers take part during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Athletes from Australia take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Athletes from Spain take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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Athletes from Australia take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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Athletes from United Arab Emirates take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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South African athletes take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) #
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Performers take part during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino) #
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Athletes from Italy take part in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes) #
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People watch the fireworks from the Mangueira slum during the opening ceremony. (REUTERS/Pilar Olivares) #

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