2012 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Nicholson
Richard Nicholson, Powerlifting Atlanta 1996
Richard Nicholson is a Paralympic competitor from Australia. He competed at the 1996 Summer Paralympics, the 2000 Summer Paralympics, 2004 Summer Paralympics and the 2008 Summer Paralympics. At the 2000 Games, he won a silver medal in the powerlifting Men's Up To 60 kg event. He won another silver medal in 2004 in Athens in athletics, in the Men's 4x100 m T53–54 event.
In 2011, he was an ACT Academy of Sport scholarship holder training and based in Canberra in preparation for the 2012 Summer Paralympics.
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics Nicholson participated in the Men's 100 m T54, 400 m T54 and the Men's 4x400 m T53/54 – winning a bronze in the 4x400 m.
- ^ a b Richard Nicholson's profile on paralympic.org. Retrieved 6 October 2012.
- ^ Dutton, Chris (26 November 2011). Sports. "Canberrans Chase Olympic Dreams". Canberra Times (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory). pp. 10–12.