Silver medallist Heather Frederiksen of Great Britain, gold medallist Jessica Long of the United States and bronze medallist Maddison Elliott of Australia pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 400m Freestyle - S8 Final on Day 2
From left: Katherine Downie, Ellie Cole and Maddison Elliot of Australia celebrate as teammate Jacqueline Freney wins them the gold medal in the Women's 4x100m Freestyle 34 Points final on day 5 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Aquatics Center on Sept. 3. (Clive Rose/Getty Images) #
WHEN Ahmed Kelly was told he was leaving Iraq for treatment in Australia, he envisaged a sterile life condemned to a hospital bed. Now the North Melbourne resident, who was born with disabilities in all four of his limbs, is heading to London for a tilt at swimming glory at his first Paralympics.
Paralympic Talent Search Poster featuring Kurt Fearnley. Text reads The Australian Paralympic committee will be searching for the next generation of athletes in both summer and winter sports. You don’t have to be an elite athlete now, just the desire and the interest to find out how. Date: Friday 3 & Saturday May 2013 Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm Venue: Return2Sport Possable Ideas Expo Newcastle Entertainment Centre