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Australia at the Paralympic Games

Region: Oceania
Participated: 1960-2018
Athlete with most gold medals (Summer Games): COWDREY Matthew 13 gold, 7 silver, 3 bronze (2004-2012) [→ show more]
Athlete with most gold medals (Winter Games): MILTON Michael 6 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze (1992-2006) [→ show more]
Sport with most gold medals: Athletics (153 gold medals)

Medals By Sport - Summer Games

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Lawn Bowls87621
Table Tennis2338
Wheelchair Basketball2518
Wheelchair Fencing0112
Wheelchair Rugby2204
Wheelchair Tennis34310
Total medals (Summer Games) 368 393 364 1125

Medals By Sport - Winter Games

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Alpine Skiing1161532
Total medals (Winter Games) 12 6 16 34

Medals By Year

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1960 Rome (Summer Games)36110
1964 Tokyo (Summer Games)1211730
1968 Tel Aviv (Summer Games)1516738
1972 Heidelberg (Summer Games)691025
1976 Toronto (Summer Games)1618741
1980 Arnhem (Summer Games)12212255
1984 Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA) (Summer Games)495451154
1988 Seoul (Summer Games)23343895
1992 Albertville (Winter Games)1124
1992 Barcelona (Summer Games)24272576
1994 Lillehammer (Winter Games)3249
1996 Atlanta (Summer Games)423727106
1998 Nagano (Winter Games)1012
2000 Sydney (Summer Games)633947149
2002 Salt Lake City (Winter Games)6107
2004 Athens (Summer Games)263936101
2006 Torino (Winter Games)0112
2008 Beijing (Summer Games)23292779
2010 Vancouver (Winter Games)0134
2012 London (Summer Games)32233085
2014 Sochi (Winter Games)0022
2016 Rio de Janeiro (Summer Games)22302981
2018 Pyeongchang (Winter Games)1034
Total medals (Summer & Winter Games) 380 399 380 1159

Recent Medals - Summer Games

Recent Medals - Winter Games

All-Time Participants - Summer Games

Games Men Women Total
1960 Rome10111
1964 Tokyo13417
1968 Tel Aviv231235
1972 Heidelberg28937
1976 Toronto351146
1980 Arnhem401252
1984 Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA)8028108
1988 Seoul14827175
1992 Barcelona9341134
1996 Atlanta9962161
2000 Sydney19393286
2004 Athens9260152
2008 Beijing8972161
2012 London8870158
2016 Rio de Janeiro10169170

All-Time Participants - Winter Games

Games Men Women Total
1980 Geilo202
1984 Innsbruck303
1988 Innsbruck505
1992 Albertville505
1994 Lillehammer606
1998 Nagano404
2002 Salt Lake City606
2006 Torino9110
2010 Vancouver9211
2014 Sochi448
2018 Pyeongchang9211


The results data of the IPC Historical Results Archive is based on information contained/ sourced in the original hardcopy final results publications. Some information from earlier Paralympic Games (i.e. 1960-1988) such as relay and team members are not presented in these source. Therefore, final results, medal standings and derived statistics may not be complete. If you encounter any inaccuracies or errors, please do not hesitate to send a message to sdmsadmin[at]paralympic[dot]org with the details and proving materials.

Important note on the definition of participants: Only athletes that appear in the official results books in the section of final results are included in the database and counted towards participant statistics. Data for 2014 and 2016 are accurate. Statistics for previous Games editions are under review.

Important note on competition partners: Competition partners eligible for medals are included in the combined participant statistics until 2014. Statistics for 2016 and beyond consider athletes with an impairment and their competition partners separately. If you need participant statistics for athletes with an impairment only, please contact us at sdmsadmin[at]paralympic[dot]org.