Great Britain at the 1976 Summer Paralympics

Great Britain sent a delegation to compete at the 1976 Summer Paralympics in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its athletes finished fifth in the overall medal count.[1]

Great Britain at the
1976 Summer Paralympics
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IPC codeGBR
NPCBritish Paralympic Association
Websitewww.paralympics.org.uk
in Toronto
Competitors87 in 12 sports
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
29
Silver
28
Bronze
37
Total
94
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold G. Anslow
Nicky Biggs
Alan Corrie
Archery Men's short metric team open
  Gold Derek Howie Athletics Men's 1500m walk B
  Gold A. West Athletics Men's pentathlon 1A
  Gold Barbara Howie Athletics Women's 60m 3
  Gold Hazel Terry Athletics Women's discus throw 5
  Gold Peter Pienerosa Lawn bowls Men's singles D
  Gold Michael Shelton Lawn bowls Men's singles wh
  Gold J. Anderson
Ron Miller
Lawn bowls Men's pairs C
  Gold Kate Bonnett Lawn bowls Women's singles B
  Gold Tommy Taylor Snooker Men's A-C
  Gold Mike Kenny Swimming Men's 25m freestyle 1A
  Gold Mike Kenny Swimming Men's 25m backstroke 1A
  Gold Mike Kenny Swimming Men's 25m breaststroke 1A
  Gold D. Bonnar Swimming Men's 50m butterfly 5
  Gold James Muirhead Swimming Men's 100m butterfly A
  Gold James Muirhead Swimming Men's 400m individual medley A
  Gold S. Sherrill Swimming Women's 25m freestyle 1A
  Gold Monica Vaughan Swimming Women's 100m freestyle D
  Gold S. Sherrill Swimming Women's 25m backstroke 1A
  Gold Monica Vaughan Swimming Women's 100m backstroke D
  Gold Monica Vaughan Swimming Women's 100m breaststroke D
  Gold Monica Vaughan Swimming Women's 100m butterfly D
  Gold Monica Vaughan Swimming Women's 200m individual medley D
  Gold Stephen Bradshaw Table tennis Men's singles 1B
  Gold Stephen Bradshaw
Tommy Taylor
Table tennis Men's doubles 1B
  Gold Jane Blackburn Table tennis Women's singles 1B
  Gold Terry Willett Wheelchair fencing Men's épée individual 2-3
  Gold Cyril Thomas Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre individual 4-5
  Gold Janet Swann Wheelchair fencing Women's foil individual 2-3
  Silver L. Smith Archery Men's tetraplegic round A-C
  Silver M. Roberts Athletics Men's javelin throw F
  Silver Marie Harrower Athletics Women's discus throw A
  Silver Linda Bethel Athletics Women's javelin throw B
  Silver Hazel Terry Athletics Women's shot put 5
  Silver Hazel Terry Athletics Women's pentathlon 5
  Silver M. Cooper
Margaret Maughan
Dartchery Women's pairs open
  Silver William McLeod Lawn bowls Men's singles A
  Silver G. Morgan Lawn bowls Men's singles B
  Silver John Gladman
Peter Pienerosa
Lawn bowls Men's pairs D
  Silver Gill Matthews Lawn bowls Women's singles wh
  Silver Iris Baker
Kate Bonnett
Lawn bowls Women's pairs B
  Silver Margaret Maughan
Irene Nowak
Lawn bowls Women's pairs wh
  Silver Brian Faulkner Snooker Men's 2-5
  Silver A. West Swimming Men's 25m freestyle 1A
  Silver James Muirhead Swimming Men's 100m freestyle A
  Silver A. West Swimming Men's 25m backstroke 1A
  Silver James Muirhead Swimming Men's 100m backstroke A
  Silver D. Smith Swimming Women's 25m butterfly 4
  Silver D. Smith Swimming Women's 150m individual medley 4
  Silver Maggy Jones
Gill Matthews
Table tennis Women's teams 2
  Silver Gwen Buck
Janet Swann
Table tennis Women's teams 3
  Silver Men's volleyball team Volleyball Men's standing
  Silver R. Rowe Weightlifting Men's light heavyweight
  Silver Cyril Thomas Wheelchair fencing Men's épée individual 4-5
  Silver John Clarke
Mike Kenny
Cyril Thomas
Terry Willett
Wheelchair fencing Men's épée team 2-5
  Silver Mike Kelly Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre individual 2-3
  Silver Mike Kelly
Cyril Thomas
Terry Willett
Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre team 2-5
  Bronze Mike James Archery Men's FITA round tetraplegic A-C
  Bronze Alan Corrie Archery Men's short metric round open
  Bronze Gill Matthews Archery Women's short metric round open
  Bronze Terry Rae Athletics Men's 100m 2
  Bronze Chris Ireland Athletics Men's pentathlon D
  Bronze Carol Bryant Athletics Women's 60m 4
  Bronze Linda Bethel Athletics Women's 100m B
  Bronze Linda Bethel Athletics Women's discus throw B
  Bronze Marie Harrower Athletics Women's shot put A
  Bronze Jane Blackburn Athletics Women's pentathlon 1B
  Bronze Dawn Jackson Athletics Women's pentathlon 2
  Bronze Ron Miller Lawn bowls Men's singles C
  Bronze Michael McCreadie Lawn bowls Men's singles wh
  Bronze David Avis
Michael McCreadie
Lawn bowls Men's pairs wh
  Bronze Iris Baker Lawn bowls Women's singles B
  Bronze Gwen Buck Lawn bowls Women's singles wh
  Bronze Gwen Buck
Gill Matthews
Lawn bowls Women's pairs wh
  Bronze Michael Shelton Snooker Men's 2-5
  Bronze Peter Haslam Snooker Men's A-C
  Bronze B. Brooks Swimming Men's 25m backstroke 1C
  Bronze B. Speedy Swimming Men's 50m backstroke E
  Bronze B. Brooks Swimming Men's 25m breaststroke 1C
  Bronze D. Smith Swimming Women's 50m freestyle 4
  Bronze D. Smith Swimming Women's 50m backstroke 4
  Bronze Jenny Orpwood Swimming Women's 50m breaststroke 4
  Bronze B. Speedy Table tennis Men's singles E
  Bronze Billy Leake
Derek Williams
Table tennis Men's teams 2
  Bronze Neil McDonald
Derek Riches
Table tennis Men's teams 4-5
  Bronze Gill Matthews Table tennis Women's singles 2
  Bronze Janet Swann Table tennis Women's singles 3
  Bronze Carol Bryant Table tennis Women's singles 4-5
  Bronze John Clarke Wheelchair fencing Men's épée individual 4-5
  Bronze Vincent Ross Wheelchair fencing Men's foil individual 2-3
  Bronze H. Wardle Wheelchair fencing Men's foil novice individual
  Bronze Terry Willett Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre individual 2-3
  Bronze Carol Bryant Wheelchair fencing Women's foil individual 4-5
  Bronze Valerie Robertson
Janet Swann
Phyllis Waller
Wheelchair fencing Women's foil novice team

Medals by sportEdit

Medals by sport
Sport       Total
Swimming 13 6 6 25
Lawn Bowls 4 6 6 16
Athletics 4 5 8 17
Wheelchair Fencing 3 4 6 13
Table tennis 3 2 6 11
Archery 1 1 3 5
Snooker 1 1 2 4
Dartchery 0 1 0 1
Weightlifting 0 1 0 1
Volleyball 0 1 0 1
Total 29 28 37 94

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Medal Standings – Toronto 1976 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original (pdf) on September 11, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2012.