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MEDAL QUEST | Classification -- Unique to the Paralympics | "They Measure Every Single Muscle" | PBS

Duration: 03:09

Paralympic experts and athletes explain how competitors are grouped by kinds and levels of disability. The goal: to "level the playing field" so athletes win because they train and compete the hardest, not because they are less disabled. MEDAL QUEST offers an unprecedented look into these high-stake games and the athletes that play them, and is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston in association with the US Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee. More at: pbs.org

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Post Date: September 1, 2012