Bill Plessius #11
Bill lived in the Waikato region, in Ngaruawahia. He was selected to be part of the New Zealand’s first Paralympic Team to compete at the Paralympic Games in Tel Aviv 1968. Bill specialised in throwing events in Para athletics. He competed in Israel in the club throw where he placed 28th, javelin finished 21st and discus 13th place. His best achievement was in shot put where he missed the bronze medal by 3cm. Bill passed away in 2013 and has a son, named Robert.