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Published 1713 GMT (0113 HKT) September 21, 2016
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The Summer Paralympics ended this week in Rio de Janeiro, a month after the Olympic Games took place in the same city. The action photos shared some striking similarities ... FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Paralympian Regas Woods competes in the long jump, a month after fellow American Tianna Bartoletta (previous photo) won gold in the Olympic event. Lucas Uebel/Getty Images
U.S. basketball player Carmelo Anthony drives to the basket against Australia. Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty
Turkey's Ozgur Gurbulak gets around a Japanese defender. Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images for Tokyo 2020
Spain's Mireia Belmonte Garcia swims an 800-meter freestyle heat. Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty images
Mexico's Vianney Trejo Delgadillo competes in the 200-meter individual medley. AL TIELEMANS/AFP/Getty Images
Japanese Olympian Takaharu Furukawa focuses on his target. The Asahi Shimbun via Getty images
U.S. archer Matt Stutzman competes in the Paralympics. THOMAS LOVELOCK/Getty Images
Kyriakos Ioannou of Cyprus competes in the Olympic high jump final. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Germany's Reinhold Boetzel competes in the high jump final during the Paralympics. BOB MARTIN/Getty Images
Germany's Timo Boll eyes the ball as he serves in a table tennis match against South Korea. LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images
Egypt's Ibrahim Hamato plays a match during the Paralympics. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. volleyball player Matthew Anderson spikes the ball against Russia during the Olympics. Tom Pennington/Getty Image
Iran's Morteza Mehrzadselakjani, who is over 8 feet tall, towers over opponents in the gold-medal match at the Paralympics. Iran defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina. SIMON BRUTY/AFP/Getty images
Italy's Rossella Gregorio, left, competes against American Dagmara Wozniak during a team sabre event. Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Chinese fencers Jing Bian, left, and Xufeng Zou compete for gold in the women's epee final. Thomas Lovelock/AP
Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard plays a backhand during a second-round match against Angelique Kerber of Germany. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Japan's Yui Kamiji plays a shot against Anieka van Koot of the Netherlands. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images
Jamaica's Omar McLeod celebrates after winning gold in the 110-meter hurdles. Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images
Brazil's Petrucio Ferreira dos Santos won gold in the 100 meters. Al Tielemans/AFP/Getty Images
Japanese cyclist Sakura Tsukagoshi competes in a pursuit race. Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Spain's Juan Jose Mendez Fernandez qualifies for a pursuit event. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
American Ryan Crouser won Olympic gold in the shot put. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Croatia's Matija Sloup competes in the same event at the Paralympics. Lucas Uebel/Getty Images
Olympic wrestler J'den Cox celebrates with the American flag after winning the bronze-medal match in his weight class. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Paralympian David Brown waves the flag after winning gold in the 100 meters. Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images
British cyclist Laura Trott, center, waves to the crowd after winning gold in the women's omnium. Tim de Waele/Corbis via Getty Images
Nigeria's Flora Ugwunwa, center, poses on the podium after winning gold in the javelin. Lucas Uebel/Getty Images