Iraq at the Paralympics

Iraq made its Paralympic Games début at the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona. It has competed in every edition of the Summer Paralympics since then, but never in the Winter Paralympics. Iraqi Paralympians have won a total of thirteen medals: three gold, six silver and four bronze.[1]

Iraq at the
Paralympics
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IPC codeIRQ
NPCIraqi National Paralympic Committee
Medals
Gold
3
Silver
6
Bronze
4
Total
13
Summer appearances

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1992 Barcelona 18 0 0 1 1 50
1996 Atlanta 12 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 5 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 8 1 0 1 2 53
2008 Beijing 20 0 1 1 2 60
2012 London 19 0 2 1 3 59
2016 Rio 14 2 3 0 5 39
Total 3 6 4 13 73

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Bronze Ahmed Khalaf   1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's discus throw THS3
  Gold Faris Abed   2004 Athens Powerlifting Men's +100 kg
  Bronze Thaair Hussin   2004 Athens Powerlifting Men's -82.5 kg
  Silver Mohsin Rasool   2008 Beijing Powerlifting Men's -56 kg
  Bronze Thaer al-Ali   2008 Beijing Powerlifting Men's -82.5 kg
  Silver Ahmed Naas   2012 London Athletics Men's javelin throw F40
  Silver Faris Al-Aljeeli   2012 London Powerlifting Men's +100 kg
  Bronze Wildan Nukhailawi   2012 London Athletics Men's javelin throw F40
  Gold Kovan Abdulraheem   2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's javelin throw F41
  Gold Garrah Tnaiash   2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's shot put F40
  Silver Wildan Nukhailawi   2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's javelin throw F41
  Silver Rasool Mohsin   2016 Rio de Janeiro Powerlifting Men's -72 kg
  Silver Ammar Ali   2016 Rio de Janeiro Wheelchair fencing Men's épée B

Medals by Summer sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Athletics2226
  Powerlifting1326
  Wheelchair fencing0101
Totals (3 sports)36413

See alsoEdit

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