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11 Inspiring Photos From A Wheelchair Dance Competition

These are from the Wheelchair Dance Sport European Championships in Lomianki near Warsaw, Poland on Nov. 9.

Posted on November 11, 2014, at 9:54 a.m. ET

Maria Gazdikova and Maros Olejar of Slovakia practice before their turn:

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The full scene of the dance floor during competition. It can get crowded:

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Pawel Karpinski (right) and Nadine Kinczel, (second left) dance along with Maksim Sedakov (second right) and Svetlana Kukushkina of Russia
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Pawel Karpinski (right) and Nadine Kinczel, (second left) dance along with Maksim Sedakov (second right) and Svetlana Kukushkina of Russia

Here are some close-ups of the competitors:

Peter Schaur and Sanja Vukasinovic of Austria
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Peter Schaur and Sanja Vukasinovic of Austria

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Pawel Karpinski and Nadine Kinczel of Poland
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Pawel Karpinski and Nadine Kinczel of Poland

Ivan Sivak and Olesia Kostak of Ukraine
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Ivan Sivak and Olesia Kostak of Ukraine

Maksim Sedakov and Svetlana Kukushkina of Russia
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Maksim Sedakov and Svetlana Kukushkina of Russia

Steven Fenech and Roxanne Buttigieg of Malta
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Steven Fenech and Roxanne Buttigieg of Malta

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Spectators watched in awe:

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And the gold medal went to Hanna Stasiuk and Ihar Kuliashou of Belarus:

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