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President Costis Stephanopoulos meets Paralympic team…

President Costis Stephanopoulos meets members of Greece’s Paralympic team at the Presidential Palace yesterday. After praising their performance – the team won 20 medals, up from 11 at the Sydney Games – Stephanopoulos said that, despite his initial ‘foolish’ fears, attendance at the September 17-28 Paralympics had been high. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis also held a reception for the team.