The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics Olympics were held from 24 August to 5 September 2021 while the Olympic Games were held the month earlier from 23 July to 8 August.

The University has a long and proud history with the Olympic and Paralympic Games with 152 student-athletes, alumni and club members representing Australia since the 1948 London Olympic Games, including 12 Olympic and Paralympic Champions.

View the results, recaps and profiles of our athletes below.

Medals

GOLD

Jessica Morrison, Master of Business Administration alum, Rowing Women's Four

Lucy Stephan, Melbourne University Boat Club member, Rowing Women's Four

Dylan Alcott, Bachelor of Commerce alum, Wheelchair Tennis Quad Singles

SILVER

Jaryd Clifford, Bachelor of Arts student, Para-Athletics Men's T12/13 5000m

Jaryd Clifford, Bachelor of Arts student, Para-Athletics Men's T12/13 Marathon

Dylan Alcott, Bachelor of Commerce alum, Wheelchair Tennis Quad Doubles

Isi Holt, Former Bachelor of Arts student, Para-Athletics Women's T35 100m

Isis Holt, Former Bachelor of Arts student, Para-Athletics Women's T35 5000m

BRONZE

Ria Thompson, Bachelor of Science alum, Rowing Women's Quadruple Sculls

Jaryd Clifford, Bachelor of Arts student, Para-Athletics Men's T12/13 1500m

University of Melbourne Olympians and Paralympians

Click on the images below to view our athlete profiles. These include all the information you need on the athletes connected to the University who will representing Australia at the Games.