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    DR Congo Paralympians seek asylum in UK

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    As Britain's spectacular summer of sport comes to an end with the closing of the Paralympic Games, athletes, coaches and spectators are preparing to go home.

    But one group from the Democratic Republic of the Congo is hoping to stay.

    Six athletes and coaches are trying to claim asylum in Britain.

    Al Jazeera's Tim Friend spoke to them to find out why.