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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Tasmanian Athlete Results

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Like the Olympics the Paralympic games were conducted in front of empty stadiums with strict COVID measures at competition venues and in the village. In unprecedented conditions Tasmanian athletes competed with courage, putting up performances they can all be proud of. The Australian Paralympic Team’s probably most successful campaign yet considering the conditions, is one that Tasmanian athletes […]

Like the Olympics the Paralympic games were conducted in front of empty stadiums with strict COVID measures at competition venues and in the village. In unprecedented conditions Tasmanian athletes competed with courage, putting up performances they can all be proud of.

The Australian Paralympic Team’s probably most successful campaign yet considering the conditions, is one that Tasmanian athletes will forever remember for the challenging circumstances but perhaps more so for the dedication of the Japanese people to deliver a safe and successful games.

Congratulations to Deon, Todd and Alexandra – for the perseverance and work to firstly get to the Paralympics, and then – for your performances!

The Australian Paralympic Team’s final medal tally – 21 Gold, 29 Silver and 30 Bronze.

A special mention also to TIS Performance Nutrition Consultant Gaye Rutherford who supported our Paralympians as a member of the AUS Paralympic Nutrition Team.

Deon Kenzie – Athletics 
Bronze

Todd Hodgetts – Athletics 
DNS – did not start

Alexandra Viney – Rowing
Fourth

Featured image: Deon Kenzie on the podium in Tokyo.

Text and image courtesy TIS.

Source: Tasmanian Times https://tasmaniantimes.com/2021/10/tokyo-2020-paralympic-games-tasmanian-athlete-results/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tokyo-2020-paralympic-games-tasmanian-athlete-results

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