Elliott wins first NSWIS gold of Rio Paralympics
Golden girl Maddison Elliott has won the first gold medal of the Rio Paralympics for NSWIS athletes with a stunning day 4 victory over teammate Lakeisha Patterson in the women’s S8 100m freestyle final.
NSWIS goalball trio help Australia stay in Rio hunt
NSWIS trio Jenni Blow, Michele Rzepecki and Tyan Taylor (pictured) have helped Australia remain in the hunt to progress through the pool rounds of the goalball competition at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, despite conceding a goal in the final minute against the Ukraine to draw 2-all on day 3.
Stibners stars as Rollers revenge London loss
With the NSWIS’s Brett Stibners playing a starring roll, Australia has taken revenge over Canada for defeat in the London 2012 Paralympic final, by posting a commanding 78-53 victory in their Rio 2016 day 3 wheelchair basketball clash.
Horrie blasts into final, more NSWIS rowers hit water
Triple world champion Erik Horrie produced a flawless first hit out at Lagoa Stadium to progress straight to the A-Final of the AS men’s single sculls, on the opening day of the Rio Paralympics rowing regatta.