Rwanda at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Rwanda at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Rwanda.svg
IPC code RWA
NPC National Paralympic Committee of Rwanda
in Beijing
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Jean de Dieu Nkundabera (opening & closing)
Ranked -th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Paralympics appearances

Rwanda sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. The country was represented by a single athlete.[1] Jean de Dieu Nkundabera, who won a bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, competed in the 800 metre wheelchair sprint.[2]


Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Jean de Dieu Nkundabera T46 800 m 2:02.12 5 Did not advance

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Beijing's unlikeliest Olympians", The Star, July 11, 2008
  2. ^ "Olympic team urged to fight for medals", The New Times, June 26, 2008

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