Elite athlete Dylan Alcott OAM has had spectacular success, winning gold medals for both wheelchair tennis and basketball.
Kurt Fearnley AO is one of Australia’s most recognised and successful athletes.
Dan Michel is an up-and-coming Australian boccia champion. He is competing in his second Paralympics at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
There is a palpable sense of excitement in ABC newsreader Angela Pearman’s opening remarks on the success of the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Swimmer Matt Cowdrey OAM holds the record for the most medals won by an Australian Paralympic athlete with 23 medals in total, 13 of them gold.
Elite swimmer Ahmed Kelly, whose nickname is 'liquid nails', is representing Australia at his third Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
This round-up of the final day of the Sydney 2000 Paralympics from New 10 Perth News, broadcast on 29 October 2000, highlights two of the 'golden girls' of the outstanding 2000 Paralympic team.
Tahlia Rotumah is a Minyanbal woman from Tweed Heads in NSW.
Today host Karl Stefanovic introduces this profile on the Paralympic sailing dream team of Liesl Tesch AM MP and Daniel Fitzgibbon OAM, after a mention of Matt Cowdre
Skiing champion Michael Milton OAM is Australia’s most successful Winter Paralympic medallist with 11 medals in total, 6 of them gold.