Tassie at the 2012 Paralympics
This is the largest number of athletes representing Tasmania at the Paralympic Games since 2000.
If you are interested in Tasmanian Paralympic History, I'm working on a Wikipedia page: History of the Paralympic Movement in Tasmania
*Results for each athlete are from london2012.com
Quick Facts and Trivia
Dates: 29 August - 9 September 2012
Paralympics = Parallel Olympics
Mandeville (Paralympic Mascot) = celebration of the birth place of the Paralympics: Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
Send a HEROMESSAGE to our Tassie athletes through Telstra's hero message service.
Links and Resources
A few helpful and interesting websites:
- Classification explained...
- Tasmanian Institute of Sport
- Australian Paralympic Team Website
- Australia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics (Wikipedia)
- Paralympic Games Schedule
- ABC Grandstand Sport
Check out the official Australian Paralympic Committee YouTube Channel for interviews and an inside look into the Australian Team: