– Oscar Pistorius
This is one of the most amazing competitions I've ever been a part of, it's been a privilege to be here.
I think everybody's perceptions of disabled sport has changed. The Paralympic movement is phenomenal. It has been the most phenomenal thing.
The author Tony Parson has tweeted:
Oscar Pistorius has transcended his sport as a sportsman does once a generation - changing minds is the greatest victory of all.
Oscar Pistorius - solid gold.
Paralympic legend Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson told BBC Radio 5 Live:
I think it's how the athletics had to end. It was perfect having Oscar Pistorius as the last event. He was despondent about his other events, so for him it's a huge amount of relief.
An amazing 118 medals so far and still one final day of the games - go @paralympicsgb!
London 2012 chairman Lord Coe has described Oscar Pistorius' T44 400m final win as "absolutely majestic".
Oscar Pistorius has won the men's T44 400m gold, in the final athletics event of the Paralympic Games.
The South African crossed the line in 46.68 secs. The USA's Blake Leeper and David Prince won Silver and Bronze respectively.
Brazil's Alan Oliveria - who had been considered Pistorius' nearest challenger - finished fourth.
Ellie Simmonds father has said his daughter has done "her country proud" after the swimming sensation won a silver medal in the S6 100m freestyle final.
– Steve Simmonds
She delivers on the right stage and there's no bigger stage than this. She's done herself, us and her country proud.
Just because she didn't win tonight doesn't mean she hasn't given every ounce of what she's got.