NSW Deaf Sports wishes to share our condolences on the passing of Kevin Mitchell, aged 84. He played tennis for Australia at the World Games for the Deaf (Deaflympics) at Sweden in 1973 and Romania in 1977. Won silver medal with John Kemp for doubles in Sweden.
He also played tennis for NSW at the Australian Deaf Games. Won three gold medals for doubles with John Kemp (1967-68, 1976-77 & 1979-80); one gold medal for mixed doubles with Dulcie Moir (1973-74). His best result for single was a silver medal in 1976-77. He leaves behind a rich sporting history with the Deaf tennis community.
Our condolences to Kevin Mitchell’s family
Congratulations to Christine Suffolk !
Christine won silver medal for the 8km Cross Country. She was the only deaf athlete in a team of 228 athletes representing Australia at the World Masters Athletics Championships held at Malaga in Spain (September 2018).
Congratulations to Larry Brown – Treasurer Deaf Netball NSW – for winning the PANA Umpire of the Year 2018.
(Parramatta Auburn Netball Association)