Polish table tennis player Natalia Partyka lacks a right hand or forearm. Iranian archer Zahra Nemati shoots from a wheelchair. And U.S. women’s basketball forward Tamika Catchings struggles with moderately severe hearing loss. Yet, together with at least a couple of additional disabled athletes, they all still qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Check out some past Olympians who, like Partyka, Nemati and Catchings, didn’t let a handicap stop them from going for gold.