Pauline English gets off to a slow start in the backstroke leg of the Class 4 3x50m individual medley at the 1976 summer Paralympics. English stormed home to snatch a bronze medal, to go with her gold in the 25m butterfly. Australia’s team of 8 swimmers won 10 medals, 12th on the swimming medal tally, which was dominated by the Netherlands, which won 64 medals in total.
Date: August 1976
Author: Video by permission of Don Worley, from the National Film and Sound Archive.