Australian swimmer Elizabeth Edmondson at the 1964 summer Paralympics. At 14, Edmondson was the youngest competitor at the Games. She won three gold medals, all with a world record and was Australia’s youngest gold medalist until Maddison Elliott in 2012. The day after Edmondson returned from Tokyo, she was back at school.
Date: November 1964
Author: This image is a scan from the personal collection of Australian Paralympian Elizabeth Edmondson, taken at the 1964 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan and donated to the Australian Paralympic Committee by her.