Australian 4x100m relay team members celebrate their gold medal performance at the 1984 summer Paralympics in New York. Left to right: Peter Kirby, Brett Holcombe, Joe Egan and Vernon Ezzy. Kirby was from the south coast of New South Wales, the son of a Wiradjuri father and mother. With this victory, he became the first Indigenous Australian to win a Paralympic gold medal.
Date: June 1984
Author: This image is a scan from the personal collection of Australian Paralympian Joe Egan, taken at the 1984 Summer Paralympics in Long Island, New York and donated to the Australian Paralympic Committee.