Richard Reelie

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Richard Reelie
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Competitor for  Canada
Paralympic Games
Gold 1988 Seoul Discus Throw - 1B
Gold 1988 Seoul Javelin Throw - 1B
Gold 1988 Seoul Shot Putt - 1B
Gold 1992 Barcelona 400 metres - TW2
Gold 1992 Barcelona 800 metres - TW2
Silver 1992 Barcelona 1500 metres - TW2
Silver 1992 Barcelona 200 metres - TW2
Silver 2000 Sydney 800 metres - T52
Bronze 2000 Sydney 5000 metres - T52

Richard Reelie is a paralympic athlete from Canada competing mainly in category T52 wheelchair racing events.

Richard has competed at five Paralympics, the first in 1988 saw Richard win 3 gold medals in the Class 1B shot, discus and javelin. From 1992 Richard concentrated on wheelchair racing winning the gold medal in the TW2 400m and 800m and silver medals in the 200m and 1500m. The 1996 Summer Paralympics were the first time Richard failed to medal in any event and left him without a medal in the 200m, 400m and 800m. He returned to medal winning form in the 2000 Summer Paralympics winning silver in the 800m and bronze in the 5000m but missing out in the 1500m. [1]

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