New Dates announced ** Due to COVID-19 the 2020 Olympic Games
have been Suspended and has now been rescheduled to July 23 to August 8, 2021
Ambassador Chris Bond - Wheelchair Rugby
The Royal Australian Mint has released this $1 coloured uncirculated coin in support of Australia's athletes who are participating in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games will be held from 25th August to 6th September.
Starting in 1948 as a competition for Second World War veterans, the Paralympic Games are now one of the largest international events in the world. Australia has participated in every summer Paralympic Games since the first official games in 1960.
The Mint's 2020 Paralympic Games Ambassadors Wheelchair rugby player Chris Bond. Chris, who plays in Australia's wheelchair rugby team the Steelers, is one of the world's best wheelchair rugby players. He is a team leader in the steelers and has won gold medals at the London 2012 and RIO 2016 Paralympic Games.
The coin is presented on a colourful presentation card