Orfeo Cecconato

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Orfeo Cecconato
55 ACPS Atlanta 1996 Basketball Orfeo Cecconato.jpg
Personal information
Full name Orfeo Cecconato
Nationality  Australia
Born 1 November 1969
Melbourne, Victoria

Orfeo Cecconato, OAM[1] (1 November 1969)[2] is an Australian wheelchair basketball player. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria. [2]He was part of the gold medal winning Australia men's national wheelchair basketball team [3] at the 1996 Summer Paralympics,[4] for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.[1] In 2000, he received an Australian Sports Medal.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cecconato, Orfeo, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Xth Paralympic Games Atlanta U.S.A. August 15-25 1996 : Australia : team handbook. Sydney: Australian Paralympic Federation. 1996. 
  3. ^ "Results – ATLANTA 1996 Paralympic Games – Wheelchair Basketball – Men". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Basketball Chronology". Basketball Australia. 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cecconato, Orfeo: Australian Sports Medal". It's an Honour. Retrieved 16 January 2012.