Australian athletes Madison de Rozario, Sam Harding and Brad Scott were today
part of 36 athletes officially selected on the Australian Athletics Team for
the London Paralympics.
announcement made in Brisbane by the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC)
added to the seven previously nominated athletes, finalizing a 43-strong
contingent set to take on the world in London.
At just 18
years of age, WAIS athlete de Rozario is headed for a second Paralympic
campaign, having won silver as a member of the Australian 4x100m relay team in
Beijing in 2008.
Harding - who holds both WAIS and AIS scholarships - will
make his Paralympic debut in London, competing in the 800m. Outside of
athletics he is studying massage therapy.
AIS athlete Brad Scott will make his second Paralympic
appearance in London, having won silver in Beijing in the 800m. At 24 years of
age, Scott is again considered a strong medal chance in the T37
London Paralympic Games will take place from 29 August through to 9 September,
athletics announcement takes Western Australia’s numbers for the London
Paralympics to five, following the earlier selection of powerlifter Darren
Gardiner and sailor Colin Harrison.