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The 2012 Paralympics in pictures
Whether blind, paralyzed, or missing an arm, these athletes still pushed their bodies to the limit when competing for gold
 
The 2012 Paralympics in pictures Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Paralympians push their bodies to the limit competing for gold in sports like swimming, soccer, and fencing. But they do so without sight or a full range of motion or, in the case of British swimmer Charlotte Henshaw (pictured), legs. Before the games close on Sunday, Sept. 9, take a look at some of the most inspiring action shots from this year's Paralympic Games in London.

 

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