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Playing in the dark.

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A portrait of Sergei with a ball designed especially for Paralympic football. Inside the ball there sits a bell, allowing blind football players hear the bell ringing as the ball approaches.
Sergei during training for the 2016 Paralympic Games at a sports training camp in the Moscow Region. Sergei sometimes trains alone when it gets dark and football field is empty.
Sergei during training for the 2016 Paralympic Games at a sports training camp in the Moscow Region. Sergei sometimes trains alone when it gets dark and football field is empty.
Sergei on the way to his morning training in Moscow. Sergei can't see but he can navigate his way through the Moscow underground.
Sergei returns home by suburban train from a sports training camp in the suburbs of Moscow. He usually uses public transport to get to and from his training sessions.
The Paralympic Russian national football team’s practice session at a sports training camp in the Moscow Region.
Sergei and other members of Paralympic football team walk placing a hand on each other’s shoulder. They are lead by a team member who has sight.
Sergei during training exercises in the pool. Athletes from the Paralympic national team also receive training in swimming as well as in other disciplines.
Sergei training on fitness equipment.
Sergei often takes part in and wins various sporting competitions organized in Moscow and Russia for people with disabilities.
Sergei has won a lot of medals during his sports career. When he places them on his double bed, they cover most of it.
Sergei on a playground with his daughter Nastya. He spends most of his free time with his family.

This is a story about Sergei Mangos who lost his vision in childhood.  Now he is a member of the Russian Paralympic team.  This story shows us the dramatic inner world of Sergei, his will to live and to win.

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