Trish Flavel

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Trish Flavel
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2000 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Flavel
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
Born (1976-01-15) 15 January 1976 (age 42)
Box Hill, Victoria
Flavel looks on as other athletes collapse with exhaustion at the finish line, post race 2000 Summer Paralympics

Patricia "Trish" Flavel (née Whittaker) (born 15 January 1976)[1] is an Australian Paralympic athlete with an intellectual disability.

She was born in the Melbourne suburb of Box Hill.[1] She won the Women's U19 1500 m at the 1994 Australian All Schools Championships. [2] At the 2000 Sydney Games, she won a bronze medal in the Women's 800 m T20 athletics event. [3] She was an Australian Institute of Sport Athlete with a Disability scholarship holder from 1999 to 2000.[4]

She is married to Australian Paralympic athlete Anton Flavel.


  1. ^ a b Australian Media Guide : 2000 Paralympic Games. Sydney: Australian Paralympic Committee. 2000. 
  2. ^ handbook of results and athletics (PDF). Athletics Australia. 1995. p. 13. 
  3. ^ Results for Trish Flavel from the International Paralympic Committee
  4. ^ Excellence : the Australian Institute of Sport. Canberra: Australian Sports Commission. 2002. ISBN 174013060X. 

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