Category: paralympic

Daphne Ceeney (1934-2016) was the first Austra…

Daphne Ceeney (1934-2016) was the first Australian to compete
at the Paralympic Games. She participated in multiple sports and won a total of
14 medals.

She first participated in the 1960 games, where she won gold medals in
swimming and silver in javelin and archery. She also competed in table tennis
and fencing, receiving medals for every discipline.