Flashmob dance marks 500 days before Rio Paralympics
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Hundreds took part in a flashmob dance on Copacabana Beach to mark the start of the official 500-day countdown to the Paralympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The participants, led by choreographer Deborah Colker, performed various traditional and modern dance styles such as hip-hop, samba, forro and disco. The Paralympic Games are to start in Brazil in August 2016 and expected to see around 4,350 Paralympians from more than 160 nations.