Australian T53 wheelchair athlete Paul Wiggins (centre, number 4 on helmet) competes on the track at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games. By 1996, racing chairs had largely developed the design seen today – longer, with a large single front wheel, small push rims, custom made bucket seat with legs tucked under and carbon fibre wheels were starting to appear.
Date: August 1996
Author: Image taken by John Sherwell for Sport The Library. All rights held by Paralympics Australia.