Madagascar at the Paralympics

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Madagascar at the
Paralympics
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IPC code MAD
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Medals
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0 0 0 0
Summer appearances

Madagascar made its Paralympic Games début at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney. Its sole representative, Aina Onja, was a blind sprinter who ran the men's 100m sprint in the T11 category, his time of 13.98 was the slowest in the heats, and he did not advance to the semi-finals.[1]

The country was absent from the 2004 Games, but returned to the Paralympics in 2008, represented by a single male swimmer. Josefa Harijaona Randrianony swam in the 50m freestyle (S9 category), and finished last of his heat in 38.06s.[2]

Madagascar has never competed at the Winter Paralympics.[3]

Full results for Madagascar at the Paralympics[edit]

Name Games Sport Event Time Rank
Aina Obja 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 100 m T11 13.98 3rd (last) in heat 3;
did not advance
Josefa Harijaona Randrianony 2008 Beijing Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle S9 38.06 8th (last) in heat 2;
did not advance

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