By his own standards, Heath Francis had a quiet Games at the Athens summer Paralympics. After winning 3 gold medals in Sydney in 2000, Francis returned from Athens with 3 silver and 2 bronze medals. It was the motivation he needed. At the 2006 IPC athletics world championships Francis won the sprint treble, with gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m, a result he would repeat in 2008 at the Beijing Paralympics.
Date: September 2004
Author: Photo by Rob Prezioso (www.prezioso.com.au).