Richard Nicholson

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Richard Nicholson
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2012 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Nicholson
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
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.[1]

In 2011, he was an ACT Academy of Sport scholarship holder training and based in Canberra in preparation for the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[2]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b Richard Nicholson's profile on Retrieved 6 October 2012.
  2. ^ Dutton, Chris (26 November 2011). "Canberrans Chase Olympic Dreams". Canberra Times (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory). pp. 10–12.  |chapter= ignored (help)