The Paralympic Games are officially closed

The Paralympic Games were closed with a solemn ceremony / photo: EPA-EFE / Joe Toth

The Paralympic Games were officially closed with a solemn ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. The ceremony was also attended by Prince Akishino, who is the brother of Emperor Naruhito, and again fans were not allowed to attend the stadium.

- Many times we thought that these Games could not be held. "We had a lot of sleepless nights," said Andrew Parson, president of the International Paralympic Committee.

The closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games was held under the title "Harmonious Cacophony", and the organizer described the topic as "a world inspired by the Paralympic Games, a world where differences shine".

A record number of 4.405 athletes took part in the Paralympic Games, including Olivera Nakovska-Bikova, who competed in three disciplines. Nakovska-Bikova won the sixth place in the final in the discipline air pistol of 10 meters, in the discipline SH1 pistol in 25 meters was the ninth, and the weakest result was achieved in the discipline small caliber pistol free selection in 50 meters where in the end she finished in 26th place.

The next Paralympic Games will be held in three years in Paris.

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