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Hosts China, the debutants at the Paralympics, became the biggest winner by claiming a gold and a silver in the men´s goalball tournament at the BIT Gymnasium on Sunday.
China wins the men´s 4x100m T11-T13 final at the National
Stadium, also known as the Bird´s Nest, during the Beijing
2008 Paralympic Games September 16, 2008.
The National Aquatic Center, better known as the Water Cube, witnessed another miracle after Michael Phelps´ haul of eight Olympic gold medals last month, as his fellow American Erin Popovich won her fourth gold at the Paralympics here on Thursday.
David Drahoninsky of Czech Republic claimed the gold medal in the Men´s Individual Compound W1 at the National Stadium,also known as the Bird´s Nest,during the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing on September 14, 2008.
2007 marks further developments of China´s efforts in building a well-off society in an all-round way, with the state general power further enhanced and people´s livelihood further improved. It is also a year of important achievements in the area of disability. More>>
Beijing has established 150 community-based recreation and rehabilitation centers for disabled people. The initiative is called the "Sweet home" project.
The convention aims to protect the right of all disabled people to enjoy fundamental freedoms fully and equally, also promoting respect for their dignity.
Chinese lawmakers on Thursday adopted a law amendment to better protect the country´s more than 83 million disabled.