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Paralympic Sailors Compete With Constant Health Fear in Rio Waters

The bad water quality at Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay puts Paralympic sailors in constant fear of their health during competitions with organizers having failed to live up to their promises, Paralympic champion Heiko Kroeger said this week. The experienced German sailor, who won a gold medal at the Sydney 2000 and silver at the London 2012 Paralympics, said sailors in wheelchairs would be especially vulnerable in the polluted waters during the Sept. 7-18 Paralympics in the Brazilian...

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