And Barbara Caspers chimed in with four shooting golds of her own

Shooter Barbara Caspers (centre) receives one of the four gold medals she won at the 1984 Summer Paralympics in Stoke Mandeville, this one in the mixed air rifle event. Caspers and her teammate Libby Kosmala dominated the mixed and women’s air rifle events at the Games, winning 8 of the 9 gold medals on offer. Allan Chadwick picked up Australia’s 9th shooting gold, ensuring a finish as the top shooting nation at the Games, with 9 straight gold medals.