1980
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List of the members of the 1980 Australian Paralympic Team for the Arnhem Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1980 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List

1980 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List
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Fifty-three Australian athletes competed at the Arnhem Paralympics.

Australia at the Arnhem Summer Paralympics 1980

Australia at the Arnhem Summer Paralympics 1980

Geilo Winter Games, LR Temple, Grunnsund, Morone, Abek, Coach

Geilo Winter Games, LR Temple, Grunnsund, Morone, Abek, Coach

Geilo Winter Games, LR Finneran, Rickards, Rickards, Blomgvist

Geilo Winter Games, LR Finneran, Rickards, Rickards, Blomgvist

Geilo Winter Games, LR Blomvist, Grunnsund, Finneran

Geilo Winter Games, LR Blomvist, Grunnsund, Finneran

Geilo Winter Games Richards & guide

Geilo Winter Games Richards & guide

Geilo Winter Games Grunnsund

Geilo Winter Games Grunnsund

Geilo Winter Games – #22 Rickards

Geilo Winter Games – #22 Rickards

Geilo Olympic Winter Games for disabled 1980

Geilo Olympic Winter Games for disabled 1980
Geilo 1980 Winter Paralympics - Andrew Temple, Kyrra Grunnsund, Ron Finneran, Steve Morowe and B. Abek.

Australian Team Members, Geilo Winter Paralympics

Australian Team Members, Geilo Winter Paralympics
Geilo 1980 Winter Paralympics - Ron Finneran, Peter Rickards, Kyrra Grunnsund, J. Rickard and Kjell Blongvist.

Australian Team Members, Geilo Winter Paralympics

Australian Team Members, Geilo Winter Paralympics
Geilo 1980 Winter Paralympics - Kyrra Grunnsund

Kyrra Grunnsund, Geilo Winter Games

Kyrra Grunnsund, Geilo Winter Games
Geilo 1980 Winter Paralympics - Peter Rickards with his sighted guide Elder Hagen

Peter Rickards, Geilo Winter Paralympics

Peter Rickards, Geilo Winter Paralympics
Geilo 1980 Winter Paralympics - Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony, Geilo Winter Paralympics

Opening Ceremony, Geilo Winter Paralympics
Geilo 1980 Winter Paralympics - Kjell Blomgvist, Kyrra Grunnsund and Ron Finneran

Australian Team Members, Geilo Winter Paralympics

Australian Team Members, Geilo Winter Paralympics
Geilo 1980 Winter Paralympics - Peter Rickards (#22) with his sighted guide Elder Hagen (#1122)

Peter Rickards, Geilo Winter Paralympics

Peter Rickards, Geilo Winter Paralympics
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Australia sent two competitors to Geilo – Kyrra Grunnsund, competing in alpine skiing events, and Peter Rickards, who competed in cross-country skiing events.

Australia at the Geilo Winter Paralympics 1980

Australia at the Geilo Winter Paralympics 1980
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List of the members of the 1980 Australian Paralympic Team for the Geilo Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1980 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List

1980 Winter Paralympics Australian Team List
1984
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Australia took a team of 58 athletes to the VII World Wheelchair Games, in Stoke Mandeville, and a team of 66 to the International Games for the Disabled, in New York.

Australia at the Stoke Mandeville and New York Summer Paralympics 1984

Australia at the Stoke Mandeville and New York Summer Paralympics 1984
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List of the members of the 1984 Australian Paralympic Team for the New York Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1984 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List New York City/ Stoke Mandeville

1984 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List New York City/ Stoke Mandeville
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Three Australian athletes participated in these Games: Rodney Mill (Cross-Country Skiing), Kyrra Grunnsund (Alpine Skiing) and Andrew Temple (Alpine Skiing)

Australia at the Innsbruck Winter Paralympics 1984

Australia at the Innsbruck Winter Paralympics 1984
1984 Innsbruck Winter Games Australian Team and coach L-R: Ron Finneran (head of delegation), Rodney Mill, Mill's guide, James Milner (coach), Kyrra Grunnsund, Andrew Temple, Bruce Abele (coach, front).

Australian Team, Innsbruck Winter Games

Australian Team, Innsbruck Winter Games
Portrait of Australian vision impaired cross country skier Rodney Mill at the 1984 Innsbruck Winter Games.

Rodney Mill Innsbruck Winter Paralympics

Rodney Mill Innsbruck Winter Paralympics
Australian Team leader Ron Finneran at the 1984 Innsbruck Winter Paralympics

Ron Finneran Innsbruck Winter Paralympics

Ron Finneran Innsbruck Winter Paralympics
Australian alpine skier Kyrra Grunnsund at the 1984 Innsbruck Winter Paralympics.

Kyrra Grunnsund Innsbruck Winter Paralympics

Kyrra Grunnsund Innsbruck Winter Paralympics
Australian coach James Milner at the 1984 Winter Paralympics

Jamie Milner Innsbruck Winter Games

Jamie Milner Innsbruck Winter Games
Portrait of Australian alpine skier Andy Temple at the 1984 Innsbruck Paralympic Winter Games.

Andrew Temple Innsbruck Winter Games

Andrew Temple Innsbruck Winter Games
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List of the members of the 1984 Australian Paralympic Team for the Innsbruck Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles

1984 winter Paralympics Australian Team List

1984 winter Paralympics Australian Team List

Innsbruck Winter Games, Team and coach

Innsbruck Winter Games, Team and coach

Innsbruck Winter Games, R. Mill’s guide

Innsbruck Winter Games, R. Mill’s guide

Innsbruck Winter Games, R. Finneran

Innsbruck Winter Games, R. Finneran

Innsbruck Winter Games, K. Grunnsund

Innsbruck Winter Games, K. Grunnsund

Innsbruck Winter Games, Coach Milner

Innsbruck Winter Games, Coach Milner

Innsbruck Winter Games, A. Temple

Innsbruck Winter Games, A. Temple

Innsbruck Winter Games, R. Mill

Innsbruck Winter Games, R. Mill
1988
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List of the members of the 1988 Australian Paralympic Team for the Seoul Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.

1988 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List

1988 Summer Paralympics Australian Team List
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At a national level, the Seoul Paralympic Games were significant, as they represented a concerted effort to organise, fund and send a truly national Australian team.

Australia at the Seoul Summer Paralympics 1988

Australia at the Seoul Summer Paralympics 1988

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

Innsbruck Paralympic Games M.Milton

Innsbruck Paralympic Games M.Milton

The 1988 Australian Winter Paralympic Alpine Ski Team

The 1988 Australian Winter Paralympic Alpine Ski Team

Michael Milton in Action at the 1988 Winter Games

Michael Milton in Action at the 1988 Winter Games

Michael Milton Preparing for an Event

Michael Milton Preparing for an Event

Australian Team Members at the 1988 Games

Australian Team Members at the 1988 Games

Michael Milton competes at his first Paralympic Games

Michael Milton competes at his first Paralympic Games

Team Photo on the Slopes of Innsbruck

Team Photo on the Slopes of Innsbruck

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics

1988 Winter Paralympics
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Australia took five competitors to the 1988 Innsbruck Winter Paralympics, all Alpine skiers.

Australia at the Innsbruck Winter Paralympics 1988

Australia at the Innsbruck Winter Paralympics 1988