New Zealand at the Paralympics

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New Zealand at the
Paralympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IPC code NZL
NPC Paralympics New Zealand
Website paralympics.org.nz
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

New Zealand has sent delegations to the Summer Paralympics since 1968, and to the Winter Paralympics since 1980.

The Paralympic Games are a multi-sport event for athletes with physical and sensorial disabilities, this includes athletes with mobility disabilities, amputations, blindness, and cerebral palsy. The Paralympic Games are held every four years, following the Olympic Games, and are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

[1]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1968 Tel-Aviv 1 2 1 4 18
1972 Heidelberg 3 3 3 9 18
1976 Toronto 7 1 5 13 18
1980 Arnhem 7 6 7 20 19
1984 New York 8 10 6 24 23
1988 Seoul 2 4 11 17 30
1992 Barcelona 5 1 0 6 23
1996 Atlanta 9 6 3 18 19
2000 Sydney 6 8 4 18 25
2004 Athens 6 1 3 10 16
2008 Beijing 5 3 4 12 24
2012 London 6 7 4 17 21
2016 Rio de Janeiro 9 5 7 21 12
Total 74 57 58 189

Medals by Winter Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1980 Geilo 0 0 0 0
1984 Innsbruck 1 3 1 5 11
1988 Innsbruck 0 1 0 1 13
1992 Tignes-Albertsville 2 0 0 2 11
1994 Lillehammer 3 0 3 6 10
1998 Nagano 4 1 1 6 11
2002 Salt Lake City 4 0 2 6 10
2006 Turin 0 0 0 0
2010 Vancouver 1 0 0 1 15
2014 Sochi 0 1 0 1 16
Total 15 6 7 28 14

Top medallists[edit]

The following competitors have won at least three gold medals, or at least five medals overall

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
Sophie Pascoe 9 6 0 15
Eve Rimmer 8 5 1 14
Jennifer Newstead 7 2 1 10
Peter Martin 4 1 2 7
Patrick Cooper 4 1 1 6
Duane Kale 4 1 1 6
Dennis Miller 4 0 1 5
Matthew Butson 3 0 1 4
Rachael Battersby 3 0 0 3
Cameron Leslie 3 0 0 3
Patricia Hill 2 3 3 8
Graham Condon 2 2 2 6
Mary Fisher 2 2 1 5
Roly Crichton 1 3 2 6
Laura Thompson (pilot) 1 2 2 5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand Paralympics Medals"(accessed 24 April 2011)