In just 14 days time, these athletes will be representing Australia, competing at the Paralympics in Tokyo.
So we can follow and support them, we have put together a list of Australian para -athletes competing with vision impairment classification in their sports of goalball, judo, swimming, athletics and triathlon.
Stay tuned to our socials for all their Paralympic action – shortly we post up the competition schedule and some athlete profiles.
Please join us as we wish all these athletes and their teams safe travels and good luck.
[Slides show the names of athletes competing under a VI classification in Tokyo Paralympics for Australia. Swimming: Katja Dedekind, Kirralee Hayes, Braedan Jason. Goalball: Meica Horsburgh, Jenny Blow, Tyan Taylor, Raissa Martin, Brodie Smith, Amy Ridley. Triathlon: Jonathan Goerlach, (Guide - Dave Mainwaring), Katie Kelly, (Guide - Briarna Silk). Judo: Wayne Phipps. Athletics: Jaryd Clifford, (Guide - Vincent Donnadieu), (Guide - Tim Logan), Samuel Harding, Chad Peris.]