Anton Flavel puts everything into this throw on his way to the gold medal in the javelin at the 1992 “Paralympic Games for Persons with Mental Handicap” in Madrid. Flavel was Australia’s only gold medalist in athletics in Madrid. He also won bronze medals in the discus and high jump events. He backed up his 1992 javelin gold medal with gold in the same event in Sydney 2000.
Date: September 1992
Author: Norman Bailey, photographer.