Griffith University students and alumni competing at the Rio Paralympics are heading home this week with three medals after a successful campaign that saw Australia placed fifth in the overall medal tally.
Griffith University graduate Katie Kelly has beaten a British world champion to take gold in the women’s triathlon at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
Carlee Beattie has made the first strike for Griffith students and alumni competing at the Rio Paralympics by winning bronze in the long jump this morning. The Bachelor of Arts graduate took bronze with a jump of 5.57 metres, just behind Cuban silver medallist Yunidis Castillo and gold medallist Anna Grimaldi of New Zealand who […]
Seven Griffith University students and alumni are aiming to build on the success of student athletes at the Rio Olympics last month as they square up against the best in the world at the Paralympics. The athletes, who are competing in the triathlon, swimming, athletics, cycling, wheelchair basketball and the little known sport of goalball, are […]