China dominates Paralympics and already surpasses Athens’ performance

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As Paralympics close next Sunday, September 5th, but with a few days before the end of the competition, the athletes of China already commemorating a historic achievement.

The country easily leads the medals table and has achieved its best performance since the 2004 Athens Paralympics.

Chinese accumulate 147 medals, 68 of which, far ahead of runner-up Russia (competing as the Russian Paralympic Committee), who have 32 diamonds.

In Athens, there were 141 medals and 63 golds for the Chinese.