Elaine Schreiber

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Elaine passed away as the result of a heart attack on 11 June 2017.

Elaine Schreiber
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Nationality  Australia

Elaine Schreiber is an Australian Paralympic table tennis player and athlete. She contracted poliomyelitis.[1] At the 1964 Tokyo Games, she won a gold medal in the women's club throw A event, a silver medal in the women's javelin A event, and a bronze medal in the women's singles B event.[2] At the 1968 Tel Aviv Games, she won a silver medal in the women's doubles C event with Marion O'Brien;[3] she also competed but did not win any medals in athletic events at the 1968 games.[2] She participated without winning medals in athletics events at both the 1972 Heidelberg and 1976 Toronto Games, and also participated in table tennis at the latter games.[2]

In 2000, she received an Australian Sports Medal.[4]


  1. ^ "From Trauma to Rehabilitation and Elite Sport:" (PDF). Clearinghouse for Sport. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Women's Doubles C Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "SCHREIBER, Elaine: Australian Sports Medal". It's an Honour. Retrieved 2 May 2012.