Margaret Ross (Paralympian)

Margaret Winifred Ross, OAM[1] is an Australian Paralympic archer. At the 1962 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games in Perth, she won a silver medal in the Women's Swimming 50 m Crawl Class E event and bronze medals in the Women's Shot Putt Class D and Women's Swimming 50 m Breaststroke Class E events.[2]

Margaret Ross
Personal information
Full nameMargaret Winifred Ross
Nationality Australia
Medal record
Dartchery
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Toronto Mixed Teams Open

1962 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games in Perth, she won a silver medal in the Women's Swimming 50 m Crawl Class E event and bronze medals in the Women's Shot Putt Class D and Women's Swimming 50 m Breaststroke Class E events.

She competed at the 1972 Heidelberg Paralympics in the Women's FITA Round Open finishing 5th.[3][4] At the 1976 Toronto Paralympics, she competed in archery and dartchery events. She teamed with John Kestel to win the gold medal in the dartchery Mixed Teams Open event.[3][5] In 1982, she received a Medal of the Order of Australia for "service to the disabled particularly in the field of sport".[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ross, Margaret Winifred, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  2. ^ Report of the First Commonwealth Paraplegic Games, Perth , Western Australia, 10–17 November 1962. Perth: Paraplegic Association of Western Australia. 1962.
  3. ^ a b "M. Ross". Paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  4. ^ "1972 Women's FITA Round Open Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  5. ^ "1976 Mixed Teams Open Results". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2012.

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