Australian Paralympic Committee

The Australian Paralympic Committee helps Australians with disabilities participate in sport and compete at the Paralympic Games through partnerships with governments, business, sporting bodies and the community. The APC is responsible for preparing the Australian Paralympic Summer and Winter Teams for the Paralympic Games, it has done successfully since 1990. At the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games, Australia was placed fourth on the overall medal tally with 23 gold, 29 silver and 27 bronze medals out of 147 countries.

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