Portuguese team travels to Beijing for Paralympics

Updated: 2008-08-30 10:42


LISBON -- The Portuguese team departed on Friday for the Paralympics in Beijing.

A total of 35 Portuguese athletes will compete in seven sports in the September 6-17 Games.

"We usually win medals. This time we will win, but it is hard to say how many,"  said Raul Candido, chief of the Portuguese Federation of Sports of Disables (FPDF).


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