Nine for nine at the Paralympic Games

Updated: March 17, 2014, 4:10 PM ET
By Sarah Spain | espnW

Sunday at Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, an inspiring closing ceremony marked the end of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Over nine days of competition, 547 Paralympic athletes from 45 countries battled for medals in more than 70 events. While these Games didn't receive as much coverage and fanfare as last month's Olympics, a Paralympic-record 325,000 competition tickets were sold, and NBC offered an unprecedented 52 hours of coverage.

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