Belgium at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

Belgium competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The team included 25 athletes, 24 men and one woman.[1] Competitors from Belgium won 7 medals, including 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze to finish 36th in the medal table.[2]

Belgium at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IPC codeBEL
NPCBelgian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympic.be
in Athens
Competitors25 in 7 sports
Medals
Ranked 36th
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
7
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Dirk Boon Cycling Men's tricycle time trial CP 1/2
  Gold Mathieu Loicq Table tennis Men's singles class 8
  Gold Marc Ledoux
Mathieu Loicq
Nico Vergeylen
Table tennis Men's teams class 8
  Silver Gino de Keersmaeker Athletics Men's discus throw F42
  Silver Marc Ledoux Table tennis Men's singles class 8
  Bronze Kurt van Raefelghem Athletics Men's pentathlon P13
  Bronze Bert Vermeir Equestrian Mixed individual dressage grade III

SportsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Benny Govaerts T37 800m DNF Did not advance
1500m N/A 4:45.86 7

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Gino de Keersmaeker F42 Discus 45.34 -  
Shot put 11.93 - 6
Kurt van Raefelghem F12 Long jump 6.35 - 15
P13 Pentathlon 2758  

CyclingEdit

Men's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Dirk Boon Men's tricycle road race CP div 1/2 50:26 5
Men's tricycle time trial CP div 1/2 8:37.97  

EquestrianEdit

Athlete Event Total
Score Rank
Jos Knevels Mixed individual championship test grade IV 63.613 10
Mixed individual freestyle test grade IV 72.091 7
Bert Vermeir Mixed individual championship test grade III 70.960 4
Mixed individual freestyle test grade III 74.722  

ShootingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Jan Boonen Men's 10m air pistol SH1 563 5 Q 99.8 652.8 8
Mixed 25m pistol SH1 555 11 Did not advance
Mixed 50m pistol SH1 518 10 Did not advance
Luc Dessart Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH2 596 16 Did not advance
Mixed 10m air rifle standing SH2 591 13 Did not advance
Hans Peter Stamper Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH2 593 22 Did not advance
Mixed 10m air rifle standing SH2 589 19 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Wim de Paepe S9 100m freestyle 1:01.82 13 Did not advance
400m freestyle 4:38.14 6 Q 4:37.52 6
Sven Decaesstecker S10 100m backstroke 1:09.63 7 Q 1:07.83 6
SB9 100m breaststroke 1:14.54 5 Q 1:14.12 5
SM10 200m individual medley 2:25.72 5 Q 2:24.03 6
Jonas Martens S9 50m freestyle 27.97 8 Q 27.84 7
100m freestyle 1:02.16 14 Did not advance
100m backstroke 1:10.57 10 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Dimitri Ghion Men's singles 4   Martin (FRA)
W 3–1
  Lis (POL)
W 3–0
  Park (KOR)
W 3–2
1 Q N/A   Stefanu (CZE)
L 1–3
Did not advance
Marc Ledoux Men's singles 8   Soukup (CZE)
W 3-0
  Lo (USA)
W 3-2
  du Plooy (RSA)
W 3-0
1 Q Bye   Schaller (FRA)
W 3-2
  Csejtey (SVK)
W 3-1
  Loicq (BEL)
L 0-3
 
Mathieu Loicq   Csejtey (SVK)
L 0-3
  Lee (KOR)
W 3-1
  Kovacic (CRO)
W 3-1
2 Q   Glikman (ISR)
W 3-0
  Li (CHN)
W 3-2
  Frommelt (LIE)
W 3-1
  Ledoux (BEL)
W 3-0
 
Nico Vergeylen   Frommelt (LIE)
L 0-3
  Pichon (FRA)
W 3-1
  Csonka (HUN)
L 2-3
2 Q   Csejtey (SVK)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Marc Ledoux
Mathieu Loicq
Nico Vergeylen
Men's team 8   China (CHN)
W 3-0
  Spain (ESP)
L 1-3
  Czech Republic (CZE)
W 3-0
1 Q N/A   Slovakia (SVK)
W 3-0
  France (FRA)
W 3-1
 

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Myriam Muylaert Women's singles 9   Liu (CHN)
L 0–3
  Kamkasomphou (FRA)
L 1–3
  Grzelak (POL)
L 0–3
4 Did not advance

Wheelchair rugbyEdit

The men's rugby team didn't win any medals, they were 6th out of 8 teams.

PlayersEdit

TournamentEdit

Game Match Score Rank
1 Belgium vs.   Great Britain (GBR) 22 - 27 3
2 Belgium vs.   Canada (CAN) 30 - 32 (OT)
3 Belgium vs.   Germany (GER) 40 - 33
Quarterfinals Belgium vs.   New Zealand (NZL) 33 - 40 L
Semifinals Belgium vs.   Japan (JPN) 36 - 35 W
5th/6th classification Belgium vs.   Australia (AUS) 43 - 46 6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2011.