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Ukrainians show strength at Deaflympics in Brazil
By Silvio AVILA, with Louis GENOT in Rio de Janeiro
Caxias do Sul, Brazil, May 14, 2022 (AFP) - When Rymma Filimoshkina practiced the hammer throw in the yard near her house in Mariupol at the start of the Ukraine war, her neighbors thought she was throwing a bomb.
But her "weapon" isn't one of destruction: it just won the 33-year-old deaf athlete a gold medal at the Deaflympics in Brazil.
Thousands of kilome ...