All smiles for Asian Para Games, but Indonesia wins no medals in disability rights

As the dust settles on the Indonesia 2008 Asian Para Games, there is no shortage of inspiring stories.
For the past week, Jakarta has been plastered with images of triumph over adversity as it celebrated the achievements of 2,762 athletes from 43 countries who had come to compete in 18 sports – breaking records and challenging public perceptions in the process.
Billboards celebrated athletes such as swimmer Jendi Pengabean – who lost his entire left leg aged 12 in a motorcycle…