A Russian Paralympic athlete who is a bilateral leg amputee climbed a 50-foot rope to change large Tetris-style letters from "Impossible" to "I'm Possible" at the closing ceremonies for the Sochi Paralympic Games, where 547 athletes from 45 countries competed in more than 70 events. Russia won the gold and overall medal counts. Germany was a distant second in gold medals, and Ukraine second in overall medals. The U.S. won 18 medals, including a sweep in adaptive snowboardcross and a gold in men's sledge hockey.

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