Sport for Para-athletes has existed for more than 100 years but it was not until after World War Two that it became widely introduced to help veterans injured in the conflict recover.
9. Queen late for appointment after watching Precious McKenzie win weightlifting gold again at Christchurch 1974
Legend has it that the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were late for an official engagement at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch because she wanted to watch Precious McKenzie win his third consecutive gold medal in weightlifting.
Englishman David Bryant looked like everyone's favourite uncle rather than the ruthless assassin he was when he stepped onto the bowls lawn.