The position of athletes at the start line for the men’s Class 2 100m sprint event is checked by an official at the 1972 summer Paralympics. Australian athlete Ray Barrett is at far left, in green. Barrett won bronze. These days, the chairs they raced in would be deemed unsuitable for everyday use, let alone racing.
Date: August 1972
Author: This image is a still from a film made by Donald Worley about Australia's participation at the 1972 Summer Paralympics in Heidelberg, Germany.