Austria at the 1968 Summer Paralympics

Austria competed at the 1968 Summer Paralympics in Tel Aviv, Israel from November 4 to 13, 1968.[1] The team finished fifteenth in the medal table and won a total of nineteen medals; two gold, seven silver and ten bronze.[2] Thirty-one Austrian athletes competed at the Games; nineteen men and twelve women.[3]

Austria at the
1968 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IPC codeAUT
NPCAustrian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.oepc.at (in German)
in Tel Aviv
Competitors31
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
2
Silver
7
Bronze
10
Total
19
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)


AthleticsEdit

Nineteen of Austria's competitors took part in athletics. Engelbert Rangger won a silver medal in the men's precision javelin with a score of 72.[4][5] Hermina Kraft placed sixth in the women's event, with a score of 64.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paralympic Games History – Summer". Australian Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Participation Numbers Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International paralympic Committee. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Results Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games Athletics Men's Precision Javelin open". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
  6. ^ "Results Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games Athletics Women's Precision Javelin open". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 18 May 2011.