New Zealand at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

New Zealand competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The team included 36 athletes, 28 men and 8 women.[1] Competitors from New Zealand won ten medals, including 6 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze to finish 36th in the medal table.[2]

New Zealand at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IPC codeNZL
NPCParalympics New Zealand
Websiteparalympics.org.nz
in Athens
Competitors35 in 9 sports
Medals
Ranked 36th
Gold
6
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
10
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Peter Martin Athletics Men's javelin throw F52
  Gold Peter Martin Athletics Men's shot put F52
  Gold Tim Prendergast Athletics Men's 800 metres T13
  Gold Matt Slade Athletics Men's javelin throw F52
  Gold Michael Johnson Shooting Mixed air rifle standing SH2
  Gold New Zealand national wheelchair rugby team Wheelchair rugby Men's team
  Silver Ross Flood
Jeremy Morriss
Liam Sanders
Maurice Toon
Boccia Mixed team BC1/BC2
  Bronze Peter Martin Athletics Men's discus throw F52
  Bronze Paul Jesson Cycling Men's bicycle road race/time trial LC3
  Bronze Daniel Sharp Swimming Men's 100m breaststroke SB13

SportsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semi-final Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Tim Prendergast T13 800m N/A 1:56.23  
1500m 4:03.65 4 Q N/A 3:56.03 4
Matt Slade T37 100m 12.22 2 Q N/A 12.57 5
200m 25.18 3 Q N/A 24.85  

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Willie Beattie F56 Discus 28.34 - 8
Shot put 9.56 - 12
Terry Falevaai F33-34 Shot put 9.37 887 8
Peter Martin F52 Discus 15.96 -  
Shot put 9.34 WR -  
F52-53 Javelin 16.70 1045 WR  
David MacCalman F52 Shot put 6.97 - 9
F52-53 Javelin 14.01 877 12

Women's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semi-final Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kate Horan T46 100m 14.40 10 Did not advance
800m 1:07.37 8 q N/A 1:05.79 7

BocciaEdit

IndividualsEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semi-finals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Liam Sanders Mixed individual BC1   Fernandez (POR) W 3–2 1 Q   Grossmayer (AUT)
L 4–5
Did not advance
  Prossegger (AUT) W 13–4
  Robinson (GBR) W 6–3
  Vanhoek (CAN) W 6–2
  Cid (ESP) W/O
Ross Flood Mixed individual BC2   Goncalves (POR) W 4–3 1 Q   Hayes (IRL)
W 9–0
  Curto (ESP)
L 2–5
Did not advance
  Woffinden (GBR) W 4–3
  Morriss (NZL) W 4–2
Jeremy Morriss   Flood (NZL) L 2–4 4 Did not advance
  Goncalves (POR) L 2–10
  Woffinden (GBR) L 1–9
Maurice Toon   Cordero (ESP) W 5–3 1 Q   Siddiqi (DEN)
W 6–5
  Ferreira (POR)
L 0–6
Did not advance
  Lorenzen (DEN) W 8–1
  Wong (HKG) W 7–1
Henk Dijkstra Mixed individual BC3   Costa (POR) L 3–7 3 Did not advance
  An (KOR) L 2–11
  Martin (ESP) W 7–1
  Williams (USA) W 6–1
Greig Jackson   Gauthier (CAN) L 3–5 3 Did not advance
  Rodriguez (ESP) L 3–4
  Park (KOR) W 6–3

Mixed pairs/teamsEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semi-finals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Henk Dijkstra
Greig Jackson
Mixed pairs BC3   Rodriguez (ESP) /
  Pesquera (ESP)
L 4–5 2 Q   An (KOR) /
  Park (KOR)
L 0–13
  Gauthier (CAN) /
  Kabush (CAN)
L 3–4
4
  Cronin (IRL) /
  O'Grady (IRL)
W 10–0
  Bidlas (CZE) /
  Krenek (CZE)
W 10–4
Ross Flood
Jeremy Morriss
Liam Sanders
Maurice Toon
Mixed team BC1-2   Portugal (POR) L 4–5 2 Q   Spain (ESP)
W 6–4
  Portugal (POR)
L 4–5
 
  Hong Kong (HKG) W 10–5
  Ireland (IRL) W 9–3
  Thailand (THA) W 7–0
  Denmark (DEN) W 12–0

CyclingEdit

Men's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Paul Jesson Men's road race / time trial LC3 -  

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Paul Jesson Men's 1km time trial LC1-4 N/A DNS
Men's individual pursuit LC3 4:16.26 6   Macchi (ITA)
L 4:12.89
7 Did not advance

Women's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Fiona Southorn Women's road time trial 28:24.73 5

Women's trackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Fiona Southorn Women's 1km time trial LC1-4/CP 3/4 N/A 1:21.86 7

EquestrianEdit

Athlete Event Total
Score Rank
Jayne Craike Mixed individual championship test grade IV 69.484 4
Mixed individual freestyle test grade IV 64.636 4

PowerliftingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Result Rank
George Taamaru +100kg NMR

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Michael Johnson Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH2 599 9 Did not advance
Mixed 10m air rifle standing SH2 600 WR 1 Q 104.3 704.3 =WR  
Colin Willis Men's 10m air rifle standing SH1 567 18 Did not advance
Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 595 33 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Hadleigh Pierson S6 400m freestyle 5:45.55 8 Q 5:44.09 8
Daniel Sharp S13 50m freestyle 26.53 5 Q 26.34 5
100m freestyle 58.64 4 Q 58.76 4
400m freestyle 4:45.35 3 Q 4:47.00 6
SB13 100m breaststroke 1:15.65 2 Q 1:12.93  

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Theresa Griffin S10 400m freestyle 5:21.40 9 Did not advance
100m backstroke N/A 1:21.52 7
100m butterfly 1:25.77 8 Q 1:25.68 8
SB9 100m breaststroke 1:31.07 8 Q 1:30.37 8
SM10 200m individual medley 2:51.07 6 Q 2:52.31 7
Miriam Jenkins S9 400m freestyle 5:28.81 12 Did not advance
Sarah Powell S9 400m freestyle 5:18.66 6 Q 5:20.53 7

Wheelchair rugbyEdit

The men's rugby team won a gold medal after defeating Canada in the gold medal match.

PlayersEdit

TournamentEdit

Game Match Score Rank
1 New Zealand vs.   Australia (AUS) 41 – 31 2 Q
2 New Zealand vs.   United States (USA) 32 – 35
3 New Zealand vs.   Japan (JPN) 47 – 35
Quarter-finals New Zealand vs.   Belgium (BEL) 40 – 33 W
Semi-finals New Zealand vs.   Great Britain (GBR) 39 – 35 W
Gold medal final New Zealand vs.   Canada (CAN) 31 – 29  

Wheelchair tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semi-finals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Glenn Barnes Open Men's singles   Mira (ESP)
L 0–6, 4–6
Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semi-finals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Jacqueline Courtier Open Women's singles   Chokyu (CAN)
L 1–6, 5–7
Did not advance
Tiffiney Perry   Dong (CHN)
L 1–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Jacqueline Courtier
Tiffiney Perry
Women's doubles N/A   Clark (USA) /
  Verfuerth (USA)
L 2–6, 2–6
Did not advance

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. Retrieved 8 June 2011.