Iraq at the Paralympics

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Iraq at the
Paralympics
Flag of Iraq.svg
IPC code IRQ
NPC Iraqi National Paralympic Committee
Medals
Gold
3
Silver
6
Bronze
4
Total
13
Summer appearances

Iraq made its Paralympic Games début at the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona. It has competed in every edition of the Summer Paralympics since then, but never in the Winter Paralympics. Iraqi Paralympians have won a total of thirteen medals: three gold, six silver and four bronze.[1]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1992 Barcelona 18 0 0 1 1 50
1996 Atlanta 12 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 5 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 8 1 0 1 2 53
2008 Beijing 20 0 1 1 2 60
2012 London 19 0 2 1 3 59
2016 Rio 14 2 3 0 5 39
Total 3 6 4 13 73

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Ahmed Khalaf Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's discus throw THS3
 Gold Faris Abed Greece 2004 Athens Powerlifting Men's +100kg
 Bronze Thaair Hussin Greece 2004 Athens Powerlifting Men's -82.5kg
 Silver Mohsin Rasool China 2008 Beijing Powerlifting Men's -56kg
 Bronze Thaer al-Ali China 2008 Beijing Powerlifting Men's -82.5kg
 Silver Ahmed Naas United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's javelin throw F40
 Silver Faris Al-Aljeeli United Kingdom 2012 London Powerlifting Men's +100kg
 Bronze Wildan Nukhailawi United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics Men's javelin throw F40
 Gold Kovan Abdulraheem Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's javelin throw F41
 Gold Garrah Tnaiash Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's shot put F40
 Silver Wildan Nukhailawi Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's javelin throw F41
 Silver Rasool Mohsin Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Powerlifting Men's -72kg
 Silver Ammar Ali Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Wheelchair fencing Men's épée B

Medals by Summer sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 2 2 2 6
Powerlifting 1 3 2 6
Wheelchair fencing 0 1 0 1
Total 3 6 4 13

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