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Nigerian paralympics return home

– The country also set six new world records after the games finishing top in Africa Nigeria’s record-setting Paralympic athletes have returned to the country and they were given a hero’s welcome by the sports ministry. According to The Vanguard, the the team returned on Sunday via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and were greeted by officials from the Ministry of Sports.
   Team Nigeria Paralympics return to the country The Team Nigeria Paralympics won a Nigerian-record 8 gold medals at the Rio Paralympic Games alongside two silver and two bronze medals.
The team also set six new world records in the process. Having left for the 2016 Paralympics without any fanfare and on the heels of another disappointing Olympic Games show, the physically-challenged athletes lifted spirits high in Rio where they amassed a dozen medals. 

  Team Nigeria Paralympics were welcomed at teh Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Whatsapp The Paralympics holding up their mdals Nigeria finished as the top African team at the 2016 Paralympics as 16th overall on the medals table. The country’s best ever placement in the Paralympics was the 22nd position achieved in Sydney 2000. 

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