Australian athlete Terry Mason on his way to a bronze medal in the Men’s Light-Featherweight class in Weightlifting at the 1976 summer Paralympics. In Paralympic weightlifting, the bar was placed on the rack at a height of 2 inches above the chest of the lifter, who then attempted to lift the bar to a straight arm position to complete the lift. The position of the rack was calculated prior to competition for each lifter.
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.