The Para Mobility Kingfisher provided pool accessibility in the Athletes Village as the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 offered accessibility and inclusiveness to both able-bodied para-athletes and spectators.
Ellie Cole, 100m freestyle bronze medallist sums up the GC18 Games “When I was growing up I looked up to able-bodied Olympic swimmers and never got to see the para-swimmers on TV racing beside the Olympians. For me, I really want to send a message out to the young disabled swimmers of Australia to have a real good crack at sport.”
Para-athlete swimmers proudly boosted the Aussie medal tally – read more here couriermail.com.au
Check out some of the other GC18 memorable moments here – commonwealthgames.com.au
originally publish by: https://www.paramobility.com.au/media-news/commonwealth-games-integrates-able-bodied-and-para-athletes-swimming-side-side