Rio 2016: The blind photographer capturing the Paralympics
16 September 2016 Last updated at 12:18 BST
It's not just athletes who have disabilities at the Paralympics.
Behind the scenes, photographer Joao Maia has received praise for capturing beautiful photographs of the Games with a visual impairment.
He can see only one metre in front of him but uses colours, sounds and feelings to capture the shots.
Video journalist: Kathleen Hawkins