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Curtis McGrath crowned Gold Coast Parasport Star of the Year

Jul 8, 2022 | FEATURED, SPORTS STAR AWARDS

Gold Coast Parasport Star of the Year

NOMINEES

Susan Seipel

Susan Seipel

CANOE

Canoe KL2, VL2 at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Susan delivered a spectacular performance in the inaugural va’a discipline, securing a silver medal in the women’s VL2 200m event in a time of 1:01.481. In the women’s KL2 200m event, she finished in 7th position after crossing the line in 0:56.522.

Susan Seipel

Curtis McGrath

CANOE

Canoe KL2, VL2 at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Curtis made history by becoming the first para-canoe athlete to win two gold medals at a Paralympic Games. He defended his KL2 Paralympic title, claiming the gold medal with a time of 0:41.426. In the 200m VL3 final, Curtis won another gold medal in the inaugural va’a discipline.

Susan Seipel

Thomas Gallagher

SWIMMING

S9 / S10 400m f/s 100m f/s. Making his Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020, Tom returned to Australia with a bronze medal, clocking a time of
4:03.91 in the men’s 400m freestyle S10. 4.

Susan Seipel

Madeleine McTernan

SWIMMING

S 14 100m Backstroke mixed 4×100 F/S relay. At the at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, she claimed a silver medal in the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay S14 with teammates Ricky Betar, Benjamin Hance and Ruby Storm.

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