1984 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List New York City/ Stoke Mandeville

The 1984 Summer Paralympic Games were split between two venues: New York City (USA) and Stoke Mandeville (UK).

New York City Games

The members of the 1984 Australian Paralympic Team for the New York Summer Paralympics were:

Athletes:

Officials/coaches:

  • Berry Rickard – Amputee Team Manager
  • J Simon – Blind Team Manager
  • J. Blackburn¬† – Blind Swim Manager
  • R. Carlton – Blind Athletics Manager
  • Brian Neighbour – Amputee Athletics Coach/Manager
  • G. Brown – Blind Swim Coach
  • Peter Carroll – Amputee Swim Coach
  • D. Reed – Blind Athletics Coach
  • D. Regan – Blind Athletics Coach
  • S. Bennett – Goalball Coach
  • Jane Buckley – Physiotherapist
  • Dr Les Cunningham – Sport Psychologist
  • M. Downey – Goalball Official
  • B. Dunk – Blind Athletics Official
  • L. O’Brien – Blind Athletics Official
  • Wayne Bradshaw – Amputee Athletics Assistant
  • Mark Mannin – Media Officer

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Stoke Mandeville Games

The members of the 1984 Australian Paralympic Team for the Stoke Mandeville Summer Paralympics were:

Athletes:

 

Officials/coaches:

  • George Dunstan¬†– Team Manager
  • Don Perrriman – Assistant Team Manager and Section Manager¬† Weighlifting
  • Dr John Bourke – Doctor
  • Norma Beer –¬† Sister
  • Maggie Bevan – Physiotherapist
  • Michael Godfrey-Roberts – Orderly
  • R. Leclerc – Dresser
  • G. Frost – Lawn bowls Escort and Section Manager
  • T. Hannan – Escort, Track
  • C. Jarvis – Snooker Escort and Section Manager
  • G. Maloney – Shooting Escort and Section Manager
  • R. Quinlan – Swimming Escort and Section Manager
  • V. Roofayel – Escort, Track
  • D. Ross – Track Escort and Section Manager
  • D. Thompson – Basketball Escort and bench coach
  • M. Trewhella – Archery Escort and Section Manager
  • M. Wardrop – Field Escort and Section Manager
  • L. Matthews¬† – Table Tennis Escort and Section Manager

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For more information on the 1984 Teams the following websites will help.

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has a database of historical results and information and material about every Paralympic Games.

Australia at the 1984 summer Paralympics which has been created by contributors to the Australian Paralympic History Project and follow the links to the articles about Australia’s athletes and their sports.

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List of the members of the 1984 Australian Paralympic Team for the New York Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.