19-year-old Michael Brannigan of the United States is one of the most well known names in the US Paralympic team. He won gold in the T20 men’s 1500m at Rio 2016. The race features athletes with intellectual disabilities.
The BBC's Ade Adedoyin spoke caught up with Michael Brannigan after the race to get his reaction to the win.
Also, we'll hear from Michael's parents as they explain how they ignored the people who said their autistic son would never be an elite athlete.
(Image: Michael Brannigan, credit: Getty Images)