2012 Paralympics

Highlights from the 2012 Paralympics games in London.

Singer Rihanna performs with Chris Martin lead vocals of the British rock band Coldplay during the closing ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics games, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Confetis floats down past the Paralympic flam during the closing ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics games, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Confetis floats down past the Paralympic flam during the closing ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics games, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Singer Rihanna performs during the closing ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics games, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Singer Rihanna performs during the closing ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics games, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Fireworks explode over the stadium as rock band Coldplay perform at the closing ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius wins gold in the men's 400-meter T44 final at the 2012 Paralympics, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Gold medalist South Africa's Oscar Pistorius poses with his medal during the ceremony after winning the men's 400 meters T44 category final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Gold medalist South Africa's Oscar Pistorius poses with his medal during the ceremony after winning the men's 400 meters T44 category final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Britain's David Weir celebrates after winning the men's 800m T54 final at the 2012 Paralympics, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Netherlands' Esther Vergeer returns to Netherlands' Jiske Griffioen, not seen, during the women's single wheelchair tennis semi-final match at the 2012 Paralympics, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in London. Vergeer won the match. The 31-year-old Dutchwoman has been No. 1 in the wheelchair tennis rankings for more than 13 years. The numbers Vergeer has put up since 1996, when she made her first international appearance, are staggering. She has won 42 grand slam titles (21 singles, 21 doubles) and five Paralympic golds (three singles, two doubles). From 2004-06, she won 250 straight sets. In total, she has won 162 singles titles. (AP Photo/Raissa Ioussouf)

Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands holds her gold medal for winning the women's wheelchair tennis final at the 2012 Paralympics games, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in London. Vergeer defeated Aniek Van Koot in the final 6-0, 6-4.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Spain's Sarai Gascon celebrates after finishing third and winning the bronze medal in the women's 100m freestyle S9 final at the 2012 Paralympics, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

From left, Oscar Pistorius from South Africa, Arnu Fourie from South Africa, Richard Browne from the United States and Jonnie Peacock from Great Britain compete in the Men's 100 meter - T44 category final at the 2012 Paralympics games Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in London. Jonnie Peacock took the gold medal. (AP Photo/Raissa Ioussouf)

Tatyana McFadden of the United Sates, right looks as she competes in a women's 1500-meter T54 category heat at the 2012 Paralympics games, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Iraq's Kovan Abdulraheem concentrates at Men's Shot Put - F40 at the 2012 Paralympics in London, Thursday, Sep. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Jiske Griffioen of the Netherlands plays a return to Sabine Ellerbrock of Germany during the women's singles wheelchair tennis bronze medal match at the 2012 Paralympics games, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in London. Griffioen won the match and takes the bronze medal. (AP Photo/Raissa Ioussouf)

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius competes during Men's 100m T44 round 1 at the 2012 Paralympics in London, Wednesday, Sep. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Alessandro Zanardi of Italy celebrates winning the gold medal after he competed in the man's road cycle individual time trial H4 category at the 2012 Paralympics games, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

British Prime Minister David Cameron cheers for Eleanor Simmonds during her race in the Women's 200m IM SM6 Final at the 2012 Paralympics Olympics, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in London. (AP Photo / Emilio Morenatti)

Jacqueline Freney of Australia is competes in the Women's 100m Freestyle - S7 final on day 5 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Mitsuteru Moroishi of Japan in action during his Quad Doubles Wheelchair Tennis semifinal's match against Peter Norfolk and Andy Lapthorne of Great Britain on Day 5 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Eton Manor on September 3, 2012 in London, England. Great Britain won the match 6-2, 6-2. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Angelika Trabert of Germany celebrates taking bronze in the Dressage Individual Freestyle Test, Grade II in the Equestrain on day 5 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Greenwich Park on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Husband and wife, Sarah and Barney Storey pose with the medals they have won in the Track Cycling events on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Velodrome on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

The Great Britain Mixed Coxed Four Rowing - LTAMix4 team hug each other during the medal ceremony after winning gold on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Eton Dorney on September 2, 2012 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Kelly Cartwright of Australia competes in the Women's Long Jump - F42/44 Final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Anton Stabrovskyy of Ukraine competes in the Men's 100m Butterfly - S12 heat 1 on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Vanessa Low of Germany competes in the Women's Long Jump - F42/44 Final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Matthew Levy of Australia, Rudy Garcia-Tolson of the United States, Mihovil Spanji of Croatia and Yevheniy Bohodayko of Ukraine compete in the Men's 200m Individual Medley -SM7 final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Edith Wolf of Switzerland celebrates winning gold in the Women's 5000m T54 Final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Mariia Pomazan of Ukraine competes in the Women's Shot Put — F35/36 Final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Jon Margeir Sverrisson of Iceland celebrates after winning the gold in the Men's 200m Freestyle - S14 final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Stef Reid of Great Britain competes in the Women's Long Jump - F42/44 Final on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Cuba's Yunidis Castillo celebrates after winning the women's 200m T46 final race at the 2012 Paralympics in London, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)