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Cape Verdean Paralympian Gets Happy Ending at Finish Line

Crossing the finish line in last position, visually impaired Cape Verdean athlete, Keula Nidreai Pereira Semedo, certainly had the surprise of her life: a marriage proposal from her guide Manuel Antonio Vaz da Veiga! The scene took place live in front of cameras beaming the images across the world. A few seconds after the end of the race, the guide knelt down in front of his beloved, encouraged by the technical staff and surrounded by other athletes.