Cliff Rickard

Cliff Rickard (born 1943) is an Australian Paralympic athlete, snooker player and table tennis player.

Cliff Rickard
Personal information
Nationality Australia
Born1943 (age 77–78)

At the 1972 Heidelberg Games, he won a silver medal in the Men's Tetraplegic snooker event and competed in athletics and table tennis.[1][2]

He has been a member of Wheelchair Sports WA since 1960 and has served on the executive in every capacity except treasurer.[3] In 1990, he was made life member of Wheelchair Sports WA.[4] He was a founding board member of WA Disabled Sports Association.[3] From 1985 to 1990, he was president of the Australian Wheelchair Sports Association.[3] In 2011, he was President of Wheelchair Sports WA's Senior Wheelies Committee.[3] In 2000, he was awarded the Australian Sports Medal.[5]

He is married to Maureen and between them they have two sons and two daughters.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rickard". Paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Richard". Paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "50-year Volunteer Service Badge Recipients". WEstern Australia Department of Communities Website. Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Life Members". Wheelchair Sports Wa Website. Archived from the original on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Cliff Rickard". It's An Honour Website. Archived from the original on 16 August 2017. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Senior Wheelies Committee Members". Senior Wheelies WA Website. Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

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