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February 08, 2013 | Africa: Benin

A Memorable Show as Special Olympics Winter Games close in Pyeongchang

By Will Schermerhorn

"Inside the Games," an Olympics website reports:

"A performance from figure skating stars Kim Yu-na and Michelle Kwan was the highlight of the Closing Ceremony of the 2013 Pyeongchang Special Olympics World Winter Games tonight.

"It brought the curtain down on eight days of events and competition which had seen more than 3,000 athletes from 111 countries come under the motto "Together, We Can".

"The Games had a higher profile than normal because of the fact that Pyeongchang is hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics and this was seen as a major milestone in the build-up. "

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