Athletes with aniridia competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
- Mary Fisher, New Zealand won gold in 100m backstroke S11 with a world record time and 4th or 6th in freestyle swimming at other lengths
- Amanda Dennis, USA won bronze with her goalball teammates
- Simon Richards, Canada achieved the quarter finals with his goalball squad.
Read more and watch a video about Simon.
- Cailin Currie, USA came 10th and 15th in the 400m and 100m freestyle swimming S13 race. Read a local news article about Cailin,
Do you know any others with aniridia who took part?
For more inspiring stories read our previous article about people with aniridia at the London 2012 and previous Paralympic Games