1960
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Athletics results at the summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960.

Athletics results for summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960

Athletics results for summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960
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Results of Australian swimmers at the summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960.

 

Swimming results for summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960

Swimming results for summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960
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Wheelchair basketball results from summer Paralympics and World Championships from 1960.

Wheelchair basketball results at summer Paralympics and World Championships from 1960

Wheelchair basketball results at summer Paralympics and World Championships from 1960
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Table tennis results at the summer Paralympics from 1960.

Table tennis results at the summer Paralympics from 1960

Table tennis results at the summer Paralympics from 1960
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Archery results at the summer Paralympics from 1960.

Archery at the summer Paralympics from 1960

Archery at the summer Paralympics from 1960
1964
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Powerlifting at the summer Paralympics from 1964.

Powerlifting results at the summer Paralympics from 1964

Powerlifting results at the summer Paralympics from 1964
1976
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Shooting results from the summer Paralympics from 1976.

Shooting results at the summer Paralympics from 1976

Shooting results at the summer Paralympics from 1976
1984
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Results of Australian cyclists at the summer Paralympics and UCI World Championships from 1984.

 

Cycling results from the summer Paralympics and UCI Para-cycling World Championships from 1984

Cycling results from the summer Paralympics and UCI Para-cycling World Championships from 1984
1988
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Boccia results at the summer Paralympics from 1988.

Boccia results at the summer Paralympics from 1988

Boccia results at the summer Paralympics from 1988
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Wheelchair tennis results at the summer Paralympics from 1988.

Wheelchair tennis at the summer Paralympics from 1988

Wheelchair tennis at the summer Paralympics from 1988
1990

"We must establish the Australian Paralympic Federation. It's got to happen."

Adrienne Smith talks about the impetus to establish the APF

Adrienne Smith talks about the impetus to establish the APF

The foundation of the Australian Paralympic Federation

The foundation of the Australian Paralympic Federation

"We would have been probably the very first."

Adrienne Smith says that Australia was probably the first Paralympic committee

Adrienne Smith says that Australia was probably the first Paralympic committee

"You basically had to earn your salary."

Adrienne Smith talks about the financial position at the start of the APF

Adrienne Smith talks about the financial position at the start of the APF
1992
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Australia sent five athletes, all Alpine Skiers, to the 1992 Winter Paralympics and came home with its first ever medals.

Australia at the Albertville Winter Paralympics 1992

Australia at the Albertville Winter Paralympics 1992
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List of the members of the 1992 Australian Paralympic Team for the Albertville Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1992 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List

1992 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List

"We didn't know where she found the money from at the time"

Nick Dean tells how Adrienne Smith funded the team to Albertville

Nick Dean tells how Adrienne Smith funded the team to Albertville

"It just made it worth everything ... I was the happiest girl ever."

Adrienne Smith on how she funded the team and what it meant

Adrienne Smith on how she funded the team and what it meant
1992 Albertville Paralympic Winter Games, Rod Hacon and Paul Griffiths going to the Opening Ceremony

The media director and athletes on their way to the opening ceremony

The media director and athletes on their way to the opening ceremony

"It was the first time that we got some real media coverage."

Adrienne Smith and the media coverage thanks to Paul Griffiths and his ‘black box’

Adrienne Smith and the media coverage thanks to Paul Griffiths and his ‘black box’
1992 Albertville Paralympic Winter Games, Australian Team

Australian Team, Albertville Winter Paralympics

Australian Team, Albertville Winter Paralympics
1992 Albertville Paralympic Winter Games, Australian athlete Rod Hacon and his family in front of the Paralympic Cauldron

Rod Hacon’s family came to cheer him on

Rod Hacon’s family came to cheer him on
An Australian Team member in front of the Paralympic Cauldron

The first team to have technical support staff such as Alan Dean

The first team to have technical support staff such as Alan Dean

"As a sit skier he was an absolutely, spectacularly, brilliant athlete"

Nick Dean says that Michael Norton was one of the best athletes he ever saw

Nick Dean says that Michael Norton was one of the best athletes he ever saw
1992 Albertville Paralympic Winter Games, Australian athlete Michael Norton

Michael Norton on his way to a slalom bronze medal

Michael Norton on his way to a slalom bronze medal

"It was absolutely amazing, it had us all in tears"

Nick Dean discusses the first Winter Paralympic medal won by an Australian

Nick Dean discusses the first Winter Paralympic medal won by an Australian
1992 Albertville Paralympic Winter Games, Australian medallists: David Munk, Michael Milton and Michael Norton

Australia’s first ever winter sport medalists

Australia’s first ever winter sport medalists

"It wasn't just me, it was the whole team environment."

Michael Milton on the significance of Australia’s first ever winter medals

Michael Milton on the significance of Australia’s first ever winter medals
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"I just couldn't believe how people were so supportive."

Adrienne Smith tells how she secured the final money for the 1992 summer Games

Adrienne Smith tells how she secured the final money for the 1992 summer Games
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The Australian team comprised 134 athletes and 41 staff, including the first Paralympic appearance by the national women’s basketball team.

Australia at the Barcelona Summer Paralympics 1992

Australia at the Barcelona Summer Paralympics 1992
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List of the members of the 1992 Australian Paralympic Team for the Barcelona Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1992 Summer Barcelona Paralympics Australian Team list

1992 Summer Barcelona Paralympics Australian Team list
Australian Team marching at the opening ceremony at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games

A gaggle of legends among Australian Team officials at the opening ceremony

A gaggle of legends among Australian Team officials at the opening ceremony
Australian Team marching at the opening ceremony at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games

Strutting the infamous Barcelona Team uniform in the opening ceremony

Strutting the infamous Barcelona Team uniform in the opening ceremony
Australian athletics athlete Alison Quinn holding the boxing kangaroo flag at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games

15 year old Alison Quinn flies the flag in Barcelona

15 year old Alison Quinn flies the flag in Barcelona
Australian athletics athlete Mark Whiteman running at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games

GALLERY: Dramatic finish of the TS1 100m with Mark Whiteman and Kerrod McGregor

GALLERY: Dramatic finish of the TS1 100m with Mark Whiteman and Kerrod McGregor

Grunnsund goes from winter to summer, the hard way

Grunnsund goes from winter to summer, the hard way

On the podium again, Russell Short won gold in both discus and shot put

On the podium again, Russell Short won gold in both discus and shot put
Australian athletics athlete Kerrod McGregor in the long jump at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games

Kerrod McGregor just missed a third long jump medal

Kerrod McGregor just missed a third long jump medal
Australian athlete Darren Thrupp shows off the gold medal he won at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games in the men's C7/C8 (F37/F38) long jump.

And Darren Thrupp won his first

And Darren Thrupp won his first

Kieran Modra throws the javelin

Kieran Modra throws the javelin

And then Modra heads to the pool

And then Modra heads to the pool

Jason Diederich flew for silver

Jason Diederich flew for silver

Swimming introduced a functional classification system in Barcelona

Swimming introduced a functional classification system in Barcelona

Tracy Barrell won two gold medals in the pool

Tracy Barrell won two gold medals in the pool

Tracey Cross gets a hand from a volunteer

Tracey Cross gets a hand from a volunteer

Kelly Barnes and Michelle Bate had their battle faces on

Kelly Barnes and Michelle Bate had their battle faces on

Judith Young leaves the blocks

Judith Young leaves the blocks

Anne Currie won three gold medals

Anne Currie won three gold medals

Priya Cooper, about to make a splash at her first Games

Priya Cooper, about to make a splash at her first Games

Mandy Maywood goes high off the blocks for another medal

Mandy Maywood goes high off the blocks for another medal
Australian team portrait at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games

The Australian Team ‘portrait’ in Barcelona

The Australian Team ‘portrait’ in Barcelona

Always keep your leg close – John Eden stretches between throws

Always keep your leg close – John Eden stretches between throws

Brad Thomas launches the shot

Brad Thomas launches the shot

A common site in Barcelona – Louise Sauvage leads the pack

A common site in Barcelona – Louise Sauvage leads the pack

After the race, Sauvage is now the centre of a different pack

After the race, Sauvage is now the centre of a different pack

On the podium, shot put Gold medallist Jodi Willis-Roberts

On the podium, shot put Gold medallist Jodi Willis-Roberts

Get that outta here – Bruce Wallrodt throws the discus for silver

Get that outta here – Bruce Wallrodt throws the discus for silver

Pink was in fashion but so was gold for Donna Smith

Pink was in fashion but so was gold for Donna Smith

Boss of the track – Louise Sauvage after another race in Barcelona

Boss of the track – Louise Sauvage after another race in Barcelona

Hobbs and Carter tangle in Barcelona

Hobbs and Carter tangle in Barcelona

There’s no way through for Donna Ritchie either

There’s no way through for Donna Ritchie either

And Coralie Churchett seems worried about her options

And Coralie Churchett seems worried about her options

David Gould looks to score under intense pressure

David Gould looks to score under intense pressure

But Troy Sachs is there for the rebound

But Troy Sachs is there for the rebound

Michael Callahan finds some space

Michael Callahan finds some space

Ray Epstein benches almost three times his body weight

Ray Epstein benches almost three times his body weight

Csaba Bobary was Australia’s sole Table Tennis player

Csaba Bobary was Australia’s sole Table Tennis player

Lyn Coleman watches the outcome of her throw

Lyn Coleman watches the outcome of her throw
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Australia placed at the top of the medal tally at the Madrid Paralympic Games for athletes with an intellectual disability.

Australia at the Madrid Paralympic Games 1992

Australia at the Madrid Paralympic Games 1992
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List of the members of the 1992 Australian Paralympic Team for the Madrid Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1992 Madrid Paralympics Australian Team list

1992 Madrid Paralympics Australian Team list

The “Community of Madrid” was ready for the Games to begin

The “Community of Madrid” was ready for the Games to begin

An indoor opening ceremony

An indoor opening ceremony

The baton was passed to Madrid

The baton was passed to Madrid
Russell Torrance from Western Australia runs a leg of the 4x100m men's relay for Australia at the 1992 Madrid Paralympic Games for Persons with Mental Handicap.

And Russell Torrance is off!

And Russell Torrance is off!

Paul Mitchell seemed to float to silver in the 1500m

Paul Mitchell seemed to float to silver in the 1500m

While Anton Flavel throws himself into his work

While Anton Flavel throws himself into his work

And enjoys the rewards of his labours

And enjoys the rewards of his labours

But it wasn’t all completely smooth running for the Aussies

But it wasn’t all completely smooth running for the Aussies

It was Futsal’s only Paralympic appearance and Australia was there

It was Futsal’s only Paralympic appearance and Australia was there

Although boomerang throwing was only for demonstration

Although boomerang throwing was only for demonstration

Team staff in the office had plenty of supervision

Team staff in the office had plenty of supervision

GALLERY: Scenes from the successful women’s basketball campaign

GALLERY: Scenes from the successful women’s basketball campaign

The boomerangs didn’t reach the same heights as the Pearls

The boomerangs didn’t reach the same heights as the Pearls
Victorian Rodney Meddings (#9) brings the ball into the front court for the Australian Boomerangs in the game against Great Britain at the 1992 Madrid Paralympic Games for Persons with Mental Handicap. The Boomerangs, Australia's national men's team for players with an intellectual disability, defeated GB 65-20, but finished seventh in the tournament.

Rodney Meddings brings the ball down the floor

Rodney Meddings brings the ball down the floor

John Lettice puts up a shot

John Lettice puts up a shot

The pool was where Australia was at its winningest

The pool was where Australia was at its winningest

And one man stood above the rest

And one man stood above the rest

Twenty medals between them – our greatest medal winners

Twenty medals between them – our greatest medal winners

The men dominated the swimming relays

The men dominated the swimming relays

The women chimed in with two relay medals

The women chimed in with two relay medals

After the Games there were presentations

After the Games there were presentations

A Team photo

A Team photo

And recognition of a special achievement

And recognition of a special achievement
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1993

The 1993 APF annual report hinted at the stress of the previous 18 months

The 1993 APF annual report hinted at the stress of the previous 18 months
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian team: Graig Wyndham, James Patterson, David Munk, Rod Hacon, Michael Milton (Michael Norton is missing)

1994 winter Team pre-Games camp, Australian Alps

1994 winter Team pre-Games camp, Australian Alps
1994
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete David Munk

David Munk takes off for the Lillehammer Games

David Munk takes off for the Lillehammer Games
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete Craig Windham

Craig Windham shows his style at pre-Games training

Craig Windham shows his style at pre-Games training
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete James Patterson

And here comes James Patterson

And here comes James Patterson
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete Michael Norton

It was all about the preparation for Michael Norton and the Australian team

It was all about the preparation for Michael Norton and the Australian team
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete Rod Hacon

Rod Hacon takes a tight line in pre-Games competition

Rod Hacon takes a tight line in pre-Games competition
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete David Munk

David Munk heads to the line with the Lillehammer Games still ahead

David Munk heads to the line with the Lillehammer Games still ahead
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The Lillehammer Winter Paralympic Games were held in 1994, six months after Sydney was awarded the 2000 Paralympics.

Australia at the Lillehammer Winter Paralympics 1994

Australia at the Lillehammer Winter Paralympics 1994
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List of the members of the 1994 Australian Paralympic Team for the Lillehammer Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles

1994 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List

1994 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian team: Graham, Howerlls, Hacon, Dean, Milton, Paterson, Wyndham, Sheperd, Mance, Norton, MunkBAck L-R: Eddie Jesiolowski, Steve Graham, David Howells, Nick Dean, Fiona Mance, Michael Milton, James Patterson. Middle (l) Ron Finneran Front L-R: Alan Dean, Michael Norton, David Munk, Rod Hacon, Craig Wyndham

All dressed up and an opening ceremony to attend

All dressed up and an opening ceremony to attend
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian team behind the flag

Going into the stadium for the opening ceremony

Going into the stadium for the opening ceremony
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete Michael Milton

Michael Milton continued right on from the previous Games

Michael Milton continued right on from the previous Games
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Michael Milton & other medallists: Gold USA & Silver Germany

Milton won a medal in each of his events

Milton won a medal in each of his events
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian medalist Michael Milton

Satisfaction for Michael Milton

Satisfaction for Michael Milton

"I started off as a technical skier. It's a pattern that is worldwide."

Michael Milton talks about the qualities needed for the alpine skiing events

Michael Milton talks about the qualities needed for the alpine skiing events
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian Australian supporters

The Australian supporters had plenty to be happy about

The Australian supporters had plenty to be happy about
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Gold Medallist Michael Norton with other Super-G medallists: Silver Michael Douglas (USA) & Bronze Williams Brouness (USA)

Michael Norton gets gold in the super-G

Michael Norton gets gold in the super-G
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian athlete Michael Norton

Michael Norton signals: “I got two golds”

Michael Norton signals: “I got two golds”
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian medalist James Paterson

James Paterson won two medals also

James Paterson won two medals also
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian head coach Steve Graham & athlete Craig Windham

The head coach and captain celebrate a great team performance

The head coach and captain celebrate a great team performance
1994 Lillehammer Winter Games, Australian team: Graham, Howerlls, Rod Hacon, Dean, Michael Milton, Patterson, Craig Windham, Sheppard (coach), Mance, Michael Norton, David Munk

The whole Australian Team had reason to celebrate

The whole Australian Team had reason to celebrate

"The level of preparation that we had was a real big step up between 1992 and 1994. And we saw that in the results..."

Michael Milton talks about the jump the Team made from 1992 to 1994

Michael Milton talks about the jump the Team made from 1992 to 1994
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Australia sent a team of more than 100 athletes to the 1994 FESPIC Games in Beijing.

Australia at the 1994 FESPIC Games

Australia at the 1994 FESPIC Games
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List of the members of the 1994 Australian Team for the Beijing FESPIC Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1994 Beijing Australian FESPIC Games Team

1994 Beijing Australian FESPIC Games Team
1995
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Wheelchair rugby results from summer Paralympics and World Championships from 1995.

Wheelchair rugby results from summer Paralympics and World Championships from 1995

Wheelchair rugby results from summer Paralympics and World Championships from 1995

Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame induction for John Martin

Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame induction for John Martin
1996
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Equestrian results at the summer Paralympics from 1996.

Equestrian results at the summer Paralympics from 1996

Equestrian results at the summer Paralympics from 1996
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Goalball results at the summer Paralympics from 1996.

Goalball results at the summer Paralympics from 1996

Goalball results at the summer Paralympics from 1996
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In the lead-up to the 1996 Atlanta Summer Paralympic Games, the APF innovatively altered its approach to developing athlete performance.

Australia at the Atlanta Summer Paralympics 1996

Australia at the Atlanta Summer Paralympics 1996
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List of the members of the 1996 Australian Paralympic Team for the Atlanta Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1996 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List

1996 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List

The Australian Team is formally welcomed to the Games Village

The Australian Team is formally welcomed to the Games Village

You could feel the excitement in the Australian camp from Day 1

You could feel the excitement in the Australian camp from Day 1

Libby Kosmala led the Australian team into the opening ceremony

Libby Kosmala led the Australian team into the opening ceremony

The Australian team marches in the opening ceremony

The Australian team marches in the opening ceremony

The Aussies were out of the blocks and full of running

The Aussies were out of the blocks and full of running

David “Clock” Evans on his way to gold in the 1500m

David “Clock” Evans on his way to gold in the 1500m

Katrina Webb had a great story and a great Games

Katrina Webb had a great story and a great Games
Australian athlete Bruce Wallrodt (Western Australia) prepares to throw in the F53 seated javelin event in which he won the bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games

Bruce Wallrodt was part of the dominant throws group

Bruce Wallrodt was part of the dominant throws group
Australian athlete Terry Giddy (New South Wales) competes in the F55 seated discus throw event at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games in which he finished fourth

Veteran Terry Giddy just missed a medal in discus

Veteran Terry Giddy just missed a medal in discus

Australian shooting team, Atlanta Paralympics

Australian shooting team, Atlanta Paralympics
Australian F33 athlete Stephen Eaton competes in the discus seated throwing event at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games in which he won a bronze medal

Young gun Stephen Eaton started his Paralympic career with discus bronze

Young gun Stephen Eaton started his Paralympic career with discus bronze

It was to be the final Games for lawn bowls

It was to be the final Games for lawn bowls

June Clark and Pauline Cahill were Australia’s lawn bowls medalists

June Clark and Pauline Cahill were Australia’s lawn bowls medalists

The lawn bowls chairs were built for the sport

The lawn bowls chairs were built for the sport

Ashley Adams rests between shots, Atlanta 1996

Ashley Adams rests between shots, Atlanta 1996

James Nomarhas rests between shots, Atlanta 1996

James Nomarhas rests between shots, Atlanta 1996

Keith Bremner shoots, Atlanta Paralympics

Keith Bremner shoots, Atlanta Paralympics

Libby Kosmala shoots, Atlanta Paralympics

Libby Kosmala shoots, Atlanta Paralympics

Peter Worsley shoots, Atlanta Paralympics

Peter Worsley shoots, Atlanta Paralympics

Keeping the athletes fed is a big operation

Keeping the athletes fed is a big operation

The dining tent is a fuel stop and a social hub

The dining tent is a fuel stop and a social hub

Mmmm – Amy Winters and Tim Matthews seem to have nailed ‘healthy eating’

Mmmm – Amy Winters and Tim Matthews seem to have nailed ‘healthy eating’

Meanwhile, at the open air velodrome, it was brutally hot

Meanwhile, at the open air velodrome, it was brutally hot

For Chris Scott, plenty of water was the answer

For Chris Scott, plenty of water was the answer

Lamond and Lepore went for damp towels

Lamond and Lepore went for damp towels

While Sandra Smith and Terri Poole took a more ‘ladylike’ approach

While Sandra Smith and Terri Poole took a more ‘ladylike’ approach

Which was not so evident in their response to winning two gold medals

Which was not so evident in their response to winning two gold medals

The start of the ‘Modra era’ in cycling

The start of the ‘Modra era’ in cycling

And the Homann and Scott eras as well

And the Homann and Scott eras as well

Transport wasn’t quite as smooth as it had been at other Games

Transport wasn’t quite as smooth as it had been at other Games

The “Gruesome Twosome” on their way to Australia’s first Boccia medal

The “Gruesome Twosome” on their way to Australia’s first Boccia medal

Not so gruesome now!

Not so gruesome now!

Anthony Clarke on his way to another first for Australia in judo

Anthony Clarke on his way to another first for Australia in judo

The proud judo team – Anthony Clarke with coach Trevor Kschammer

The proud judo team – Anthony Clarke with coach Trevor Kschammer

Back at the Village, there was work to be done

Back at the Village, there was work to be done

While yet another sport made history

While yet another sport made history

Rollers’ captain Sandy Blythe was in control

Rollers’ captain Sandy Blythe was in control

The Aussie supporters made their presence felt in the stands

The Aussie supporters made their presence felt in the stands

And so did Banjo, the Australian Team mascot

And so did Banjo, the Australian Team mascot

Troy Sachs has the honour of cutting down the net

Troy Sachs has the honour of cutting down the net

There was less noise at the goalball

There was less noise at the goalball

But plenty of action and excitement as Australia’s men made the medal round

But plenty of action and excitement as Australia’s men made the medal round

The women’s goalball team didn’t fare quite as well

The women’s goalball team didn’t fare quite as well

The heat was on at the tennis, as well

The heat was on at the tennis, as well

Two medals, but gold eluded David Hall in Atlanta

Two medals, but gold eluded David Hall in Atlanta

Unusual tennis footwear for Di Toro as she and Hinson finish 4th in doubles

Unusual tennis footwear for Di Toro as she and Hinson finish 4th in doubles

A visit from the Minister for the Olympics and Paralympics

A visit from the Minister for the Olympics and Paralympics

And a visit from the APF President

And a visit from the APF President

It was difficult for the equestrian team to feel part of the wider team

It was difficult for the equestrian team to feel part of the wider team

Wheelchair rugby was a demonstration sport

Wheelchair rugby was a demonstration sport

Humble beginnings for the Australian wheelchair rugby team

Humble beginnings for the Australian wheelchair rugby team

Powerlifting contributed to the medal tally through veteran Brian McNicholl

Powerlifting contributed to the medal tally through veteran Brian McNicholl

Women’s basketball was at its second Games and Australia just missed a medal

Women’s basketball was at its second Games and Australia just missed a medal

Amanda Carter hustles for the ball on defence

Amanda Carter hustles for the ball on defence

Liesl Tesch is a picture of concentration

Liesl Tesch is a picture of concentration

There was plenty to celebrate at the pool as well

There was plenty to celebrate at the pool as well

Priya Cooper was again the star of the swimming team

Priya Cooper was again the star of the swimming team

Cameron de Burgh steadies on the blocks

Cameron de Burgh steadies on the blocks

Scott Brockenshire leaves the blocks

Scott Brockenshire leaves the blocks

It was time to get serious when Brendan Burkett got a head shave

It was time to get serious when Brendan Burkett got a head shave

Melissa Carlton waits to be called onto the blocks for a race

Melissa Carlton waits to be called onto the blocks for a race

Kingsley Bugarin stands at the top of the podium again in Atlanta

Kingsley Bugarin stands at the top of the podium again in Atlanta

Our highly skilled and professional medical staff are here to serve you

Our highly skilled and professional medical staff are here to serve you

The physical therapies treatment room in action during the Games

The physical therapies treatment room in action during the Games

Back at the track, there was one clear star for Australia

Back at the track, there was one clear star for Australia

Louise Sauvage celebrates another victory

Louise Sauvage celebrates another victory

The heat was relentless but so were the Aussies

The heat was relentless but so were the Aussies

Racing wheelchair design had taken a big leap by Atlanta

Racing wheelchair design had taken a big leap by Atlanta

And running legs were still a work in progress

And running legs were still a work in progress

Having professional coaches was a big advantage for Australia

Having professional coaches was a big advantage for Australia

The ABC had been there to capture it all

The ABC had been there to capture it all

The flag was passed to Sydney

The flag was passed to Sydney

Then it was time to party

Then it was time to party

The team was welcomed home with parades around Australia

The team was welcomed home with parades around Australia

Louise Sauvage was recognised as Paralympian of the Year

Louise Sauvage was recognised as Paralympian of the Year
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1998
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Australia was represented by four male alpine skiers, only one of whom had previously competed in a Winter Paralympics and won fewer medals than in the two previous Winter Games.

Australia at the Nagano Winter Paralympics 1998

Australia at the Nagano Winter Paralympics 1998
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List of the members of the 1998 Australian Paralympic Team for the Nagano Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1998 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List

1998 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List
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1999
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List of the members of the 1999 Australian FESPIC Games Team

1999 Bangkok Australian FESPIC Games Team

1999 Bangkok Australian FESPIC Games Team