Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: Tel Aviv 1968, Toronto 1976
Medal won: Bronze
Para sport: Para athletics, Para powerlifting, Para table tennis
Gender: Male
Date of Birth31 October 1936
IwiNgāti Porou
OccupationRetired surgical footwear maker
Impairment (Disability)Polio

Reuben was a member of New Zealand’s very first Paralympic Games Team competing at the Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games. He went onto represent New Zealand again at the Toronto 1976 Paralympic Games. Reuben competed in the sports of Para athletics, Para powerlifting and Para table tennis. 

Reuben officially received his ‘numbered’ Paralympic pin as part of The Celebration Project in Auckland in May 2019.

Paralympic results

1968Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games-
1976Toronto 1976 Paralympic GamesBronze - Men's Lightweight