The first National Paraplegic Games were the selection event for the 1960 Australian Paralympic team. On the medal dais at the medal presentation and closing ceremony of the first National Paraplegic Games in Melbourne to receive their medals are Kevin Cunningham (left, WA) and Kevin Coombs (centre, Victoria). Cunningham and Coombs were subsequently selected to represent Australia at the Rome Paralympics.
Date: March 1960
Author: Image donated to the Australian Paralympic Committee by the family of Ross Sutton.