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Best pictures from the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

The Winter Paralympics ended on Sunday after 10 days of competition in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Fireworks burst above the stadium at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Closing Ceremony Image copyright Getty Images

Participants and spectators celebrated in style with a closing ceremony which featured dancers, musicians and flag bearers.

A dancer in a long white dress performs at the closing ceremony Image copyright Getty Images
A performer in a wheelchair performs at the closing ceremony Image copyright Getty Images
Flag bearers walk through the stadium at the closing ceremony Image copyright Getty Images

We take a look at some of the best pictures taken by sports photographers during the Paralympics.

The United States Ice Hockey team embrace each other on the ice after they win gold against Canada Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption The United States team are overcome with emotion as they celebrate their Ice Hockey gold medal against Canada.
Skiers race on a ski slope in the Mixed Relay Cross-Country Skiing Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Competitors race to the finish line in the Mixed Relay Cross-Country Skiing.
A French coach cries as she watches the medal ceremony of the Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption A French coach looks on with pride during the medal ceremony of the Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom.
An Italian coach carries the national flag Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption An Italian coach carries the national flag during the Men's Slalom Run.
Curling competitors line up with their gold medal whilst waving a Chinese flag. Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption (L-R) Wang Haitao, Chen Jianxin, Liu Wei, Wang Meng and Zhang Qiang celebrate their gold medal after the Curling Mixed match between China and Norway.
James Whitley of Great Britain competes in the Men's Slalom Run Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption James Whitley of Great Britain swoops down the slope as he competes in the Men's Slalom Run.
Mike Minor of the United States competes in the Men's Banked Slalom Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Mike Minor of the United States reacts after he competes in the Men's Banked Slalom.
Martin Fleig of Germany wins in the Biathlon Men's 15km Sitting event Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Martin Fleig of Germany celebrates his win in the Biathlon Men's 15km Sitting event.
Gold medallist Jeroen Kampschreur poses on the podium after winning a gold medal Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Gold medallist Jeroen Kampschreur of the Netherlands celebrates his triumph in the Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined - Sitting, pulling a pose similar to Usain Bolt's famous 'lightning bolt'.
Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined gold medallist Miroslav Haraus of Slovakia and his guide Maros Hudik jump in the air Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined gold medallist Miroslav Haraus of Slovakia and his guide Maros Hudik leap for joy.
Slovakia's Radoslav Duris competes in the Wheelchair Curling Round Robin Session Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Slovakia's Radoslav Duris gives a thumbs up during the Wheelchair Curling Round Robin Session.
Jesper Pedersen of Norway celebrates victory in the Men's Giant Slalom Run Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Jesper Pedersen of Norway celebrates at his victory ceremony for the Men's Giant Slalom Run.
Jonty O'Callaghan of Australia falls over while skiing Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Jonty O'Callaghan of Australia takes a tumble during an Alpine Skiing event.
Sebastien Fortier of Canada competes in the Men's Cross Country 15km Sitting event Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Sebastien Fortier of Canada is a blur of activity in the Men's Cross Country 15km Sitting event.
Vilde Nilsen of Norway lies on the ground whilst smiling after crossing the finishing line Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Vilde Nilsen of Norway collapses in happy exhaustion after crossing the finish line in the Women's 6km Standing Biathlon.

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