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The Australian Paralympic Swim team finished ninth on the medal table with a total of 2 medals. The Paralympics listed for each athlete only include games when they won medals. Matthew Cowdrey, in his first Paralympic Swim Team appearance, was Australia's best performing swimmer winning 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals. Women – Pauline English, Lyn Michael, Gail Nicholson, The Australian Swim Team finished in 12th place on the medal tally at the 1976 Summer Paralympics with 10 Medals:[9], Men - Rene Andres, Paul Bird, Peter Carroll, Gary Gudgeon, Peter Hill, Dennis Kennedy, David (Dave) Manera, David McPherson, Charlie Tapscott The Australian Paralympic Swim Team has competed at every Summer Paralympics, which started with the 1960 Summer Paralympic Games.. Matthew Cowdrey at the 2012 London Games replaced Priya Cooper as Australia's most successful Paralympic swimmer, with a tally of 13 gold medals over three Paralympic Games (2004, 2008 and 2012). Jacqueline Freney won 8 gold medals at the 2012 London Games replacing Siobhan Paton as Australia's most successful Paralympic competitor at a single games. The Australian Paralympic Swim team finished 10th overall with a total of 35 Medals. I would have been proud to walk out behind him as well.

[2] At the 1960 Summer Paralympics, Ceeney won gold in the Women's 50m Breaststroke and gold in the Women's 50m Crawl in the "complete class 5".
Australian team leaves Pyeongchang with four medals, Melissa Perrine carries flag at closing ceremony. Assistant Coaches: Graeme Carroll, Amanda Isaac, Jackie Black, Joanne Love, Assistant Team Leaders - Michelle Doyle, Ian Armbruster, Physiotherapists - David Spurrier, Brett Doring, Soft Tissue Therapists - Jacqui Gilbert, Samantha Short, This page was last edited on 6 September 2020, at 07:10. Matthew Cowdrey at the 2012 London Games replaced Priya Cooper as Australia's most successful Paralympic swimmer, with a tally of 13 gold medals over three Paralympic Games (2004, 2008 and 2012). Cowdrey replaced Kingsley Bugarin for the record for … Australia: Athletics: 2000–2012: Summer: M: 10: 0: 0: 10 Most gold medals in one sport. Perrine reached the podium in super-combined and giant slalom last week for her first Paralympic medals. Australia wrapped up its most successful Games since Salt Lake City in 2002 when it claimed six gold medals, all in alpine skiing before the number of classifications were reduced. At the same games, she also competed in the Archery and Athletics.

[11], Men – Paul Bird, Craig Blackburn, Kingsley Bugarin, Malcom Chalmers, Geoffrey Fowler, David Griffin, Gary Gudgeon, Greg Hammond, Michael Kelly, Alan Morley, Michael Quinn, Wayne Ryding, Robert Staddon, Phillip Tracey, Robert Walden Leading swimmers were – Jacqueline Freney won 8 gold medals, Matthew Cowdrey won 5 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 1 bronze medal and Ellie Cole won 4 gold medals and 2 bronze medals. Kawai was also the first blind teacher to work at an able-bodied school in Japan. Three-time Paralympian Perrine shared the duties with sighted guide Christian Geiger.

[14], The Australian Swim team finished in 3rd place in the Medal Standings at the 1996 Summer Paralympics with a total of 44 medals:[15], A total of 51 swimmers were selected to compete in the Australian Swim Team at the 2000 Summer Paralympic Games. Women – Helena Brunner, Lynette Coleman, Kerri-Anne Connor, Anne Currie, Therese Donovan, Rosemary Eames, Kerrie Engel, Meredith Evans, Deborah Holland, Ursula King, Tracey Lewis, Jan Miller, Mary-Anne Wallace, Carol Young

Amid his athletic career, Kawai also founded the Paralympians Association of Japan in 2003. Alpine skiing star Melissa Perrine carried Australia’s flag into the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics closing ceremony as the country celebrated its best Games in 16 years. "Medal Standings Rome 1960 Paralympic games (swimming)", "Medallists – Rome 1960 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games – swimming", "Medal Standings Heidelberg 1972 Paralympics – Swimming", "Medal Standings Toronto 1976 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings 1980 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings 1984 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medallists Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Medal Standings Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "2004 Australian Paralympic Committee Media Guide", "Medal Standings Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (swimming)", "Australian Paralympic Committee Annual Report 2007/08", "Medal Standings Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games", Australian Paralympic Committee - Swimming, Swimming Australia Paralympic Games Medal Tally & Team Lists,, Articles with dead external links from November 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with dead external links from October 2018, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Assistant Coaches: John Beckworth, Peter Bishop, Graeme Carroll, Gwen Godfrey, Paul Simms, Support Staff: Ingrid McKay (Massage Therapist), Claire Nichols (Physiotherapist), Zoe Young (Assistant Team Manager). “At the London 2012 Paralympic opening ceremony, Hawking noted that we are all different and that there is no such thing as a standard or run of the mill human being,” International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons said. Australia finished second on the gold medal table and won a total of 37 medals.

“There’s a bunch of awesome athletes and awesome competitors and to be considered for this is an honour.”. “I’m incredibly proud to lead this team out tonight,” said Perrine, who has congenital vision loss. Dual bronze medallist Perrine beat Simon Patmore for flag-bearing honours on Sunday despite the snowboarder ending the country’s 16-year gold drought and also claiming a bronze. [7], Men – Eric Boulter, Brian Chambers, Russell Morrison