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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08:  A military honour guard raises the flag of China during a table tennis medal ceremony on day 10 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCel on September 8, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08:  A military honour guard raises the flag of China during a table tennis medal ceremony on day 10 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCel on September 8, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

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