Meet the two refugees with disabilities set to compete in the 2016 Paralympics

The official 2016 Olympic Games may be over, but global athletic competitions sure aren’t.

The 2016 Paralympics are set to begin on Sept. 7 in Rio de Janeiro, bringing together athletes with disabilities from around the world to compete in 22 sporting events over 11 days. And, like the Olympics, some athletes in attendance will be competing on behalf of refugee populations from around the globe, marking a first for the Paralympics.

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Via: Mashable: Sports

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