Australia at the 1980 Winter Paralympics
|Australia at the Paralympic Games|
|At the 1980 Winter Paralympics in Geilo|
|Competitors||2 in 2 sports|
|Paralympic history (summary)|
For the first time Australia officially sent a team to the Winter Paralympics. Two Australian male skiers competed at the 1980 Winter Paralympics but did not win any medals. Ron Finneran acted as Chef de Mission, Team Manager, and Captain of the Australian team for the 1980 Winter Paralympics.
|Kyrra Grunnsund||Men's Giant Slalom 2A||2:35.20||9|
|Men's Slalom 2A||1:42.70||7|
|Kyrra Grunnsund||Men's Middle Distance 10 km 2A||44:11||9|
|Peter Rickards||Men's Middle Distance 10 km 5A||41:57||10|
|Men's Long Distance 20 km 5A||1:32:15||14|
- Australia at the Winter Paralympics
- 1980 Winter Paralympics
- Australia at the 1980 Summer Paralympics
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