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Richard Nicholson

Richard Nicholson

Richard Nicholson is a Paralympic powerlifting and athletics competitor and has competed at five successive Paralympic Games from the 1996 to 2012 Summer Paralympics. At the 2000 Games, he won a silver medal in the powerlifting Men’s Up to 60 kg event. In athletics, at the 2004 Athens Paralympics he won a silver medal in the Men’s 4 × 100 m T53–54 event and at the 2012 London Paralympics a bronze medal in the Men’s 4 × 400 m T53–54 event.

He is current Adviser to Athlete Pathways and Development at the Australian Institute of Sport, and Athlete in Residence at the University of Canberra.

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