Still reminiscing and lamenting the buffet of summer sport we had this year? Well don’t worry the feast isn’t over yet – the Paralympics officially begin today!
Here are some of the superstars you should be watching out for at Rio 2016…
The 29-year-old sprinter is legally blind but holds a blistering world-record time of 10.45 seconds in the 100m T13 category.
The current Wimbledon and Australian Open champion has reached at least the quarter finals in every singles grand slam he has competed and won four grand slam titles in doubles in the past two years.
Brasil’s impairment is a result of having polio as a child and he is the world-record holder in the 50m freestyle of his category, and the IPC Swimming World Champion in the 50m and 100m freestyle and the 100m backstroke.
The Italian champion in the H4 road race has won gold in the time trial at the world championships three times in three years, getting two golds and a silver in the road race too.
Originally called ‘murderball’, this brutal four-a-side sport comes naturally to Batt. He is the youngest ever player to pay at the Paralympics, starting aged just 15 at Athens 2004.
Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, Cockfroft holds the world record in the 100m, 200m and 400m in the T34 category.
Nemati is so good she also qualified for the Olympics this year, which is the first time an archer has qualified for both games since 1996.
Despite missing her right hand, Poland’s superstar also competed in Rio’s Olympic competition this year.
Though his world-record of 176kg has since been broken, the 35-year-old Nigerian is the world champion and will take some beating.