Australian athlete Vic Renalson is congratulated by bronze medallist Richard Taurer of the USA after he lifted 402 pounds (182.5kg) to win gold with a new world record in the men’s middleweight weightlifting event at the 1976 summer Paralympics. It was Renalson’s third consecutive weightlifting gold medal at the Paralympics. He won ten medals at four Paralympics, including three gold and a silver medal over four consecutive Games in weightlifting.
Date: August 1976
Author: This image is a still from a film made by Donald Worley about Australia's participation at the 1976 Summer Paralympics in Toronto, Canada.