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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 2016 September 07: (C) Adria Rocha is a great example of self-improvement in sports. Until the age of 18, Santos had only 10% of her eyesight, and after that she was only able to see a white blur. Throughout her 26-year career, she participated in 6 editions of the Paralympic Games, and won 537 medals in competitions in Brazil and 70 more in international competitions. Adria Rocha passes the torch with olympic flame to (L) Clodoaldo Silva, also known as Clodoagua (a mixture of his name and the Portuguese word for “water”) or the Paralympic Shark, (the Brazilian athlete who holds the record for the most medals won for the country in Paralympic Games, with a total of thirteen medals, six of them gold) during Opening Ceremony in Maracana Stadium while 2016 Summer Paralympic Games on September 07, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be held from September 7 until 18.

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20160907 Paralympic Games @ Rio
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 2016 September 07: (C) Adria Rocha is a great example of self-improvement in sports. Until the age of 18, Santos had only 10% of her eyesight, and after that she was only able to see a white blur. Throughout her 26-year career, she participated in 6 editions of the Paralympic Games, and won 537 medals in competitions in Brazil and 70 more in international competitions. Adria Rocha passes the torch with olympic flame to (L) Clodoaldo Silva, also known as Clodoagua (a mixture of his name and the Portuguese word for “water”) or the Paralympic Shark, (the Brazilian athlete who holds the record for the most medals won for the country in Paralympic Games, with a total of thirteen medals, six of them gold) during Opening Ceremony in Maracana Stadium while 2016 Summer Paralympic Games on September 07, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.<br />
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be held from September 7 until 18.<br />
<br />
Adam Nurkiewicz declares that he has no rights to the image of people at the photographs of his authorship.<br />
<br />
Picture also available in RAW (NEF) or TIFF format on special request.<br />
<br />
Any editorial, commercial or promotional use requires written permission from the author of image.<br />
<br />
Mandatory credit:<br />
Photo by © Adam Nurkiewicz / Mediasport