'Greatest Paralympics ever'

International Paralympics Committee President Sir Philip Craven said the UK hosted, "quite simply amazing Paralympic Games" and called them, "the greatest Paralympic Games ever".

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Great Britain finishes third in the final Paralympic Games medal table

The top ten countries on the Paralympic Games medal table Credit: London2012.com

Great Britain has finished third in the Paralympic Games medal table behind China and Russia with a total of 120 medals - 17 more than the pre-Games target.

Russia won the last gold medal of the Games after their 1-0 victory over Ukraine in the 7-a-side football competition.

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