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Triumphs and Crashes at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
Over 4,000 athletes from more than 160 countries are competing in 528 medal events in 22 different sports at the 2016 Paralympic Games.
China's Zhoubin Wang, left, fights for the ball with Argentina's Federico Accardi, center, and Froilan Padilla during a men's 5-a-side soccer match on Sept. 13. Argentina won 2-1 in a penalty shoot-out. The event is open to athletes with visual impairments. The ball makes noise when it moves and everyone, aside from the goalkeeper, uses eye shades to ensure fairness. The goalkeeper may be sighted and act as a guide during the game.
Swimmers dive into the pool for the final of the men's 400-meter freestyle, S8 classification, on Sept. 8.