4 September 2012 Last updated at 11:22

Technology Paralympic athletes use to compete

In terms of excitement and elite sporting performances the Paralympics are comfortably matching the Olympics.

But many Paralympians require additional specialist equipment, such as adapted wheelchairs to get around a court or blades to run on, to help them compete.

An exhibition at the Olympic Park is giving visitors an insight into some of the technology Paralympians use.

Jon Brain reports.