- South Korea’s Im Dong-hyun, the 26-year-old archer who is legally blind and broke the world record in the 72 arrow event, which he had previously set in Turkey. Only able to see blurred colors and lines, reports indicate Im has only 10 percent of vision in his left eye and 20 percent in his right.
- 23-year-old Natalia Partyka from Poland was born without her right hand and forearm but has been competing in table tennis in London. She struck gold during the 2008 Paralympics and has ranked number 68 in the world. See more here.
- When Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee track star from South Africa participated in the opening ceremonies, the crowd erupted! At 25, Pistorius made Olympic history when he advanced to the 400-meter semifinals earlier this week. Read an interview with Pistorius here.