Unstoppable: The Story of Russian Paralympian Sergey Manzhos

The decision of the International Paralympic Committee to ban the Russian team from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has come as a severe blow for the country’s disabled athletes. Each Paralympian had had to overcome enormous challenges while preparing for what could have become the highlight of their sporting career. For a blind person such as Sergey Manzhos, the Paralympics are about much more than sport: they represent the daily struggle to prove yourself. Lenta.ru brings you Sergey’s story, as told by photographer Pavel Volkov.