Puerto Rico at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Puerto Rico competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. The delegation consisted of three competitors, one track and field athlete, one sailor, and one sport shooter.

Puerto Rico at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg
IPC codePUR
NPCComite Paralimpico de Puerto Rico
in Beijing
Medals
Ranked 69th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

The country won one medal, a bronze.[1]

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Nilda Gomez Lopez Shooting Women's 10 m air rifle standing SH1

Track and field athleticsEdit

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Alexis Pizarro-Jimenez Men's shot put F57/58 N/A 12.99 868 12

SailingEdit

One Puerto Rican athlete, Julio Reguero, competed in the single-person 2.4mR keelboat event. Reguero finished in ninth place out of sixteen sailors.[2]

Athlete Event Race Total points Net points
Total-(#)
Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Julio Reguero 2.4 mR - 1 person keelboat 7 (17)
OCS
13 5 5 8 (15) 7 7 13 CAN 97 65 9
Key
  • (#) = Worst two results discarded
  • OCS = On the course side of the starting line (penalty)
  • CAN = Race canceled

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Nilda Gomez Lopez Women's air rifle standing SH1 387 5 489.2  
Women's sport rifle 3x20 SH1 536 17 Did not advance

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Overall Medal Standings", official website of the Beijing Paralympics
  2. ^ "Sailing: 1P Keelboat (2.4mr): Fleet Overall" (PDF). The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. September 13, 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 13, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-22.