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Tokyo 2020(1)

The Paralympic Games in pictures: Friday, 27 August

Janjira Panyatib of Team Thailand competes in Women's Long Jump --T11 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Here is an incomplete, yet surprising and moving gallery of images of the 2020(1) games in Tokyo.

Asila Mirzayorova of Team Uzbekistan competes in Women’s Long Jump – T11 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Chuan-Hui Yang of Team Chinese Taipei competes in the Men’s Long Jump – T11 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Ricardo Costa de Oliveira of Team Brazil competes in the Men’s Long Jump – T11 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Lex Gillette of Team United States competes in the Men’s Long Jump – T11 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Xavier Porras of Team Spain competes in the Men’s Long Jump – T11 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Rauoa Tlili of Team Tunisia competes in Women’s Shot Put – F41 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Mayerli Buitrago of Team Colombia competes in Women’s Shot Put – F41 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Gi Chang Kim of Team Korea serves during his men’s singles Group A table tennis match against Takashi Asano of Team Japan on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
Daniel Rodrigues of Team Brazil plays a shot during the Men’s Wheelchair Tennis Singles First Round match against Stefan Olsson of Team Swedab on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Nico Langmann of Team Austria reacts during Men’s Wheelchair Tennis Singles First Round match against Jef Vandorpe of Team Belgium on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park Court 2 on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Martin de la Puente of Team Spain returns a shot against Agustin Ledesma of Team Argentina during the Men’s Singles First Round match on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park Court 3 on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Barney Koneferenisi # 23 of Team New Zealand fights for the ball against Team Canada during a group A wheelchair rugby match four on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Yoyogi National Stadium on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
Alhassane Balde of Team Germany competes in the Men’s 5000m – T54 heats on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Daniel Romanchuk of Team United States leads the field in the Men’s 5000m – T54 heats on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Anrune Weyers of Team South Africa competes in the Women’s 400m – T47 heats on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Thalita Vitoria Simplicio da Silva of Team Brazil competes in the Women’s 400m – T11 Semi-Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Cuiqing Liu of Team China competes in the Women’s 400m – T11 Semi-Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Nick Mayhugh of Team United States celebrates after winning gold in the Men’s 100m – T37 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Mayhugh set a new world record with a timing of 10.95 seconds. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Hannah Russell of Team Great Britain prepares to compete in the women’s 100m backstroke – S12 final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Anna Stetsenko of Team Ukraine starts as she competes in the Women’s 400m Freestyle S13 Final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Center on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Sergio Salvador Martos Minguet Salvador of Team Spain competes in the Men’s 100m Backstroke S8 Heat 1 on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Tao Zheng of Team China, Weiyi Yuan of Team China and Yaroslav Semenenko of Team Ukraine compete during the men’s 50m butterfly – S5 final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Tao Zheng of Team China competes in the Men’s 50m Butterfly S5 Heat 3 on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Mark Malyar of Team Israel competes in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley – SM7 final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Cuijuan Xiao of Team China during the women’s -55 kg Powerlifting final on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Christopher Jue/Getty Images for International Paralympic Committee)
Uchkun Kuranbaev of Team Uzbekistan (White) and Sergio Ibanez Banon of Team Spain (Blue) compete in the Men’s -66kg Judo on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Nippon Budokan on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koki Nagahama/Getty Images)
Namig Abasli of Team Azerbaijan (White) and Davyd Khorava of Ukraine (Blue) compete in the Men’s -66kg Judo Bronze Medal Contest on Day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Nippon Budokan on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koki Nagahama/Getty Images)
Cherine Abdellaoui of Team Algeria and Priscilla Gagne of Team Canada compete in the Women’s -52kg Judo on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Nippon Budokan on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koki Nagahama/Getty Images)
Rebecca Hart of Team United States and their horse El Corona Texel compete in the Dressage Individual Test – Grade III at Equestrian Park on day 3 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on August 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images) DM/ ML
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