Australian Aths History
Francis 'Frank' PONTA (WA)
Male       b. 8 Nov 1935 d. 1 Jun 2011
Competition   Event Position Result
International Competition
1960 Paralympic Games  Precision Javelin Throw - Para-Athletics (A) 2 Final 2nd 66
1968 Paralympic Games  100 metres - Para-Athletics (Wheelchair A) 6 Hts 6th 26.1; Final 6th 26.6
  Slalom - Para-Athletics (A) 6 Final 6th 1:21.4
  Pentathlon - Para-Athletics (complete) 7 Final 7th 2,016 pts
  Precision Javelin Throw - Para-Athletics (Open) 24 Qual 24th 64
1972 Paralympic Games  100 metres - Para-Athletics (Wheelchair 2) 6 Hts 6th 29.7
  Discus Throw - Para-Athletics (2) 9 Final 9th 15.07m
  Javelin Throw - Para-Athletics (2) 10 Final 10th 14.01m
  Precision Javelin Throw - Para-Athletics (Open) 15 Final 15th 33
1976 Paralympic Games  Pentathlon - Para-Athletics (2) 9 9th 2,138 pts
  Shot Put - Para-Athletics (2) 13 Final 13th 5.95m
  Discus Throw - Para-Athletics (2) 11 Final 11th 18.04m
  Javelin Throw - Para-Athletics (2) 10 Final 10th 16.26m
  Precision Javelin Throw - Para-Athletics (1C-5) 12 Final 12th 68
 

 

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