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Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The 2016 Paralympic Games concluded yesterday in Rio de Janeiro. The 2016 Paralympics featured 152 Swimming events, compared to the 34 Swimming and Open Water events at the Olympics last month. In total, 36 nations garnered at least 1 medal, with 25 garnering at least 1 gold medal.

Final Swimming medal standings from the 2016 Paralympics is:
1. China (92) — 37 gold, 30 silver, 25 bronze
2. Ukraine (74) — 25 g, 24 s, 25 b
3. Great Britain (47) — 16 g, 16 s, 15 b
4. USA (37) — 14 g, 14 s, 9 b
5. Australia (29) — 9 g, 10 s, 10 b
6. Belarus (8) — 7 g, 0 s, 1 b
7. Spain (17) — 6 g, 8 s, 3 b
8. New Zealand (10) — 6 g, 2 s, 2 b
9. Brazil (19) — 4 g, 7 s, 8 b
10. Netherlands (21) — 4 g, 6 s, 11 b
11. Canada (8) — 4 g, 2 s, 2 b
12. South Korea (5) — 4 g, 1 s, 0 b
13. Italy (13) — 2 g, 8 s, 3 b
14. Uzbekistan (12) — 2 g, 4 s, 6 b
15. Norway (6) — 2 g, 1 s, 3 b
16. Singapore (3) — 2 g, 0 s, 1 b
17. Colombia (7) — 1 g, 4 s, 2 b
18. Hungary (8) — 1 g, 2 s, 5 b
19. Sweden (5) — 1 g, 2 s, 2 b
20. Czech Republic (3) – 1 g, 1 s, 1 b
21. Cuba (2) – 1 g, 0 s, 1 b
22. Greece (1) — 1 gold
Hong Kong (1) — 1 gold
Kazakhstan (1) — 1 gold
South Africa (1) — 1 gold
26. Azerbaijan (3) — 3 silver
27. Japan (7) — 2 s, 5 b
28. Germany (3) — 2 s, 1 b
29. France (3) — 1 s, 2 b
30. Poland (2) — 1 s, 1 b
31. Vietnam (1) — 1 silver
32. Mexico (4) — 4 bronze
33. Austria (1) — 1 bronze
Denmark (1) — 1 bronze
Ireland (1) — 1 bronze
Israel (1) — 1 bronze

The Swimming portion of the 2016 Paralympic Games were September 8-17.
Results from it can be found online here:
https://www.rio2016.com/en/paralympics/swimming-featured-results-download

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