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Tokyo 2020(1)

The Paralympic Games in pictures: Saturday, 28 August & Sunday, 29 August

Sara Andres Barrio of Team Spain in action during the Women's Long Jump - T64 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

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

Jaleen Roberts of Team United States competes in Women’s Long Jump – T37 on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Fleur Jong of Team Netherlands competes in the Women’s Long Jump – T64 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Jong set a new world record with her jump of 6.16m. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Ntando Mahlangu of Team South Africa competes in the Men’s Long Jump – T63 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Ntando Mahlangu of Team South Africa competes in the Men’s Long Jump – T63 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Jaleen Roberts of Team United States competes in Women’s Long Jump – T37 on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Francesca Cipelli of Team Italy competes in Women’s Long Jump – T37 on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Hongjie Chen of Team China competes in Men’s High Jump – T45 on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Roderick Townsend of Team United States competes in Men’s High Jump – T45 on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Nishad Kumar of Team India competes in Men’s High Jump – T45 on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Amanolah Papi of Team Iran competes in the Men’s Javelin Throw – F57 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Anrune Weyers of Team South Africa competes in the Women’s 400m – T47 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Anrune Weyers of Team South Africa celebrates after winning gold in the Women’s 400m – T47 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Lisa Adams of Team New Zealand reacts after an attempt in the Women’s Shot Put – F37 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for New Zealand Paralympic Committee)
Danielle Aitchinson of Team New Zealand wins her Women’s 200m – T36 heats as Elena Ivanova of Team Russian Paralympic Committee falls at the finish line on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Danielle Aitchinson of Team New Zealand wins her Women’s 200m – T36 heats on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Caitlin Dore of Team New Zealand competes in the Women’s Shot Put – F37 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for New Zealand Paralympic Committee)
Jonnie Peacock of Team Great Britain (C) competes in in Men’s 100m – T44 heats on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Thomas Young of Team Great Britain celebrates after winning gold in the Men’s 100m – T38 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Marcel Hug of Team Switzerland on his way to winning gold in the Men’s 5000m – T54 Final on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Madison De Rozario of Team Australia reacts after winning gold medal in Women’s 800m – T53 Final on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Zubeyde Supurgeci of Team Turkey reacts after competing in Women’s 800m – T54 final on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Ayaz Bhuta #10 and Stuart Robinson #3 of Team Great Britain celebrate after defeating Team United States during the gold medal wheelchair rugby match on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Yoyogi National Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 29: Lenia Fabiola Ruvalcaba Alvarez (white) of Team Mexico and Raziye Ulucam (blue) of Team Turkey compete in the Judo Women’s -70kg Bronze Medal contest B on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Nippon Budokan on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
Beatrice Vio of Team Italy competes against Zhou Jingjing of Team China during the Women’s Team Foil Gold Medal Match on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Makuhari Messe on August 29, 2021 in Chiba, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
Yuan Weiyi of Team China warms up on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images for International Paralympic Committee)
Crisopher Tronco of Team Mexico prepares to starts in the Men’s 200m Freestyle – S2 Final on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images for International Paralympic Committee)
Gabriel Geraldo dos Santos Araujo of Team Brazil celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men’s 200m Freestyle – S2 Final on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Priyamal Jayakodi of Team Brazil in action during the PR1 Men’s Single Sculls B final on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Sea Forest Waterway on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
Jeferson Goncalves (L) of Team Brazil and Zhang Jiabin of Team China compete for the ball during the Football 5-a-side Preliminary Round Group A match between Team Brazil and Team China on day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Aomi Urban Sports Park on August 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
Ian Seidenfeld of Team United States competes against Peter Rosenmeier of Team Denmark during the Table Tennis Men’s Singles Class 3 Gold Medal Match on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on August 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) DM/ ML
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