People Staff
September 17, 2012 12:00 PM

LIBBY CLEGG, U.K.

Clegg (left), who is legally blind, scored silver in the 100m, accompanied by Mikail Huggins, who ran alongside guiding her.

JESSICA LONG, U.S.A.

The Baltimore native, born without bones in her lower legs, winning gold in the 400m freestyle, said “I’m just having fun-and it’s working so far!”

ALED DAVIES, U.K.

Missing bones and ligaments in his right leg from birth, Welshman Davies competed in shot put and discus. His gold in the latter was presented by Kate, Duchess of Cambridge.

KELLY CARTWRIGHT, AUSTRALIA

Cartwright, who lost her right leg to cancer at 15, took gold in the long jump.

STEPHANIE GREBE, GERMANY

Born without hands or lower legs, Grebe (in the bronze medal round) uses a prosthetic arm with a paddle.

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