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Paralympic athletes visiting the gym

The 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in the beautiful Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While many of us are probably familiar with some of the big names of athletes who will participate in the Olympics, most of the Paralympic athletes are unknown.

It is in this aim and this ad for the Paralympics 2016, that sent Luciano Dantas (powerlifter with dwarfism), the Vinicius Rodrigues (crippled sprinter) and Lucia Teixeira (visually impaired Judo athlete), in gyms all over Rio and he set up hidden cameras to capture reactions. Despite the fact that each of the athletes treated with questioning looks from attendees, the course will change their views about what it means to be a Paralympic athlete.


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