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Chinese swimmers preparing for Rio Paralympics

Reporter: Luo Gang 丨 CCTV.com

07-13-2016 15:52 BJT

The city of Rio will be hosting the world's best disabled athletes for the Paralympic Games.

The Chinese swim team is busy training for the event here in Beijing, and there is plenty of coaching needed for the squad that consists of 62 athletes.

The competitors were busy getting their laps in. 308 athletes will make up China's Paralympic team, with 62 of them participating in aquatic events. China led the medal haul at the 2012 London Paralympics, setting a record with 95 gold, 71 silver, and 65 bronze medals.

The Games will take place from September 7th through 18th. Athletes and coaches are trying to get everyone ready for the event, but there are many challenges.

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