Faroe Islands at the 1988 Summer Paralympics

The Faroe Islands competed at the 1988 Summer Paralympics in Seoul, South Korea. The islands' delegation consisted in four swimmers: Katrin Johansen, Christina Næss, Johan Samuelsen and Tóra við Keldu.[1]

Faroe Islands at the
1988 Summer Paralympics
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg
IPC codeFRO
NPCThe Faroese Sport Organisation for Disabled
in Seoul
Competitors4 in 1 sport
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
7
Summer Paralympics appearances

The 1988 Games were the Faroe Islands' most successful Paralympics ever. Faroese swimmers won the Islands' first and so far only Paralympic gold medal, and also won more medals than at any other Games so far.[2]

MedallistsEdit

[3]

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Christina Næss Swimming Women's 100 m Backstroke C3
  Silver Katrin Johansen Swimming Women's 100 m Freestyle C8
  Silver Christina Næss Swimming Women's 400 m Freestyle C3-4
  Silver Tóra við Keldu Swimming Women's 100 m Freestyle L6
  Bronze Katrin Johansen Swimming Women's 100 m Backstroke C8
  Bronze Tóra við Keldu Swimming Women's 100 m Butterfly L6
  Bronze Tóra við Keldu Swimming Women's 400 m Freestyle L6


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Faroe Islands at the Paralympics on paralympic.org
  2. ^ Faroe Islands at the Paralympics on paralympic.org
  3. ^ "IPC Historical Results Database - Athlete search by games - year (1988) medallists (all) and country (FRO)". paralympic.org. Retrieved 16 June 2016.