The gold medal marks the sixth trophy attained by Iran's sitting volleyball squad in Paralympic Games.
Team Nigeria's Bronze medal at the Rio Olympics was won by the men's football team.
It could hardly have been hoped after the outstanding success of the 2012 Paralympics in London that the British team could exceed their astonishing medals tally of that golden summer.
ParalympicsGB had its best games since 1988 in Rio, winning 147 medals and 64 golds, finishing second in the table behind China.
The U.S. women won more than half of Team USA's medals, with 70 medals, including 24 gold, 24 silver and 21 bronze.
Britain confirmed its place as a sporting powerhouse by coming second in both the Olympic and Paralympic medal tables.
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Egypt's medal-winning champions from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics have chose to boycott the country's satellite TV channels due to their failure to broadcast their competitions and a general lack of interest in their achievements. He won gold in Canoe Sprint last week.
International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven recognised the warmth of the hosts, the first South American country to stage the quadrennial Games, and said in his closing speech: "Your vocal support has been even more attractive than your stunning city".
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) The president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Philip Craven, was among those to pay tribute to Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad during the Paralympic Games closing ceremony here. "We hope we can repatriate his body to his family soon", state television website IRIB quoted the head of Iran's Paralympic committee, Masoud Ashrafi, as saying.
"Some people said that it is easy for China to win a medal, but behind the scenes our athletes have made a huge effort to get to the top level, even more than athletes without disabilities".
A number of athletes put in star performances for Britain at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. They were eighth, with 14 gold, 29 silver and 29 bronze for a total of 72 medals.
Brazilian officials handed over the flag to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as the 11 day long global sports event ended today.