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Russia’s national flag was brought inside the Fisht Stadium by the country’s Paralympic athletes, who won the medal count of the Games.
Audience of the full packed Fisht Stadium, which has a 40,000-seat capacity, rose to its feet at the national anthem was played during the raising of the Russian flag.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC ) Sir Philip Craven are present in the Presidential Box of the Fisht Stadium during the closing ceremony.