An elated Nunnari holds up the Australian flag at the 2000 Summer Paralympics
|Born||6 February 1973
Auburn, New South Wales
Paul Nunnari (born 6 February 1973 in Auburn, New South Wales) is a Paralympic athletics competitor from New South Wales, Australia. He was hit by a car at the age of 11 and is a wheelchair user. He has competed in wheelchair athletics events in three Paralympic Games - 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens. He won a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Games in the men's 4 × 100 m relay T54 event. In 1993-1994, he was an Australian Institute of Sport Athlete with a Disability scholarship holder.
He has been a strong advocate for disability services and sport. In 2006, he raised the issue of Virgin Airlines making carers pay for accompanying wheelchair passengers. He established the Bob Jane T-Mart Paul Nunnari Wheelchair Push to raise awareness of cancer. He is community development officer with Macarthur Disability Services.
In 2013, he auditioned for Australia's Got Talent and got through.
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