The Forgotten Sporting Heroes of 2012

Paralysed Claire Lomas finishes London Marathon

Photo of Claire Lomas finishing the London Marathon © Kerim Okten/EPA/Corbis

08 May 2012, London, England, UK — epa03210620 Paralysed Claire Lomas of Britain arrives at the finish line of the London Marathon, 16 days after the race began, in London, Britain, 08 May 2012. 32-year-old Claire Lomas, who is paralysed from the waist down following a horse riding accident, is the first person who completes a marathon in a bionic ReWalk suit. EPA/KERIM OKTEN — Image by © KERIM OKTEN/epa/Corbis