In pictures: Paralympics Closing Ceremony

A host of talent, led by Coldplay, bought the Paralympic Games and London 2012 to a close last night (9 September).

In pictures: Paralympic Closing Ceremony
In pictures: Paralympic Closing Ceremony

Singer Rihanna and rapper Jay-Z joined Chris Martin's band on stage, before International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven declared the Games closed.

Elsewhere, Brazilian dancers joined mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Paes to whet viewers' appetites for the next Olympics in South America.

Locog chair Sebastian Coe also praised the Paralympic Games, which sold 2.7m tickets in total, almost 900,000 more tickets than Beijing four years ago.

Pictures from the Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony are here.


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