Wheelchair basketball at the 1996 Summer Paralympics

Wheelchair basketball at the 1996 Summer Paralympics consisted of men's and women's team events.

Wheelchair basketball
at the X Paralympic Games
Wheelchair basketball pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Australia (AUS) (men)
 Canada (CAN) (women)
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Great Britain (GBR) (men)
 Netherlands (NED) (women)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  United States (USA) (men)
 United States (USA) (women)
1992
2000
Australian gold medallist men's wheelchair basketballer Troy Sachs encourages the crowd at the 1996 Summer Paralympics.
American women's team defending against Australia's Liesl Tesch

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team
details
  Australia (AUS)

Gerry Hewson
Stuart Ewin
David Selby
Timothy Maloney
Orfeo Cecconato
Nick Morris
Troy Andrews
Benjamin Cox
Robert "Sandy" Blythe
David Gould
Troy Sachs
Richard Oliver

  Great Britain (GBR)

Daniel Johnson
Malcolm Tarkenter
Joseph Jayaratne
Colin Price
David Bramley
Nigel Smith
Calum Gordon
Simon Munn
Mark Cheaney
Garry Peel
Anthony Woollard
Steven Caine

  United States (USA)

Craig Shewmake
Mike Schlappi
Roberto Knight
Trooper Johnson
Darryl Waller
Reginald Colton
James Miller
Timothy Kazee
Chuck Gill
Mark Shepherd
Melvin Sean Juette
Randy Snow

Women's team
details
  Canada (CAN)

Marni Abbott
Linda Kutrowski
Lori Radke
Tracey Ferguson
Sabrina Pettinicchi
Marney Smithies
Chantal Benoit
Renee del Colle
Lisa Stevens
Kendra Ohama
Jennifer Krempien
Kelly Krywa

  Netherlands (NED)

Asjoesja Ibrahimi
Ingeborg Tiggelman
Guda van der Laan
Jozima Mosely
Marja van Leeuwen
Jorien Buurman
Jeanine van Veggel
Erna Benneker
Evelina van Leeuwen
Jaapje de Zeeuw
Jennette Jansen
Yolanda Broerse

  United States (USA)

Tiana Tozer
Jana Stump
Josie Johnson
Jamie Danskin
Ruth Nunez
Sharon Herbst
Pamela Fontaine
Kimberly Martin
Renee Tyree-Gross
Susan Hagel
Ronda Jarvis
Margaret Stran

Source: Paralympic.org [1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Medallists, Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Game, Wheelchair rugby". Official Website of the Paralympic Movement. 1996. Retrieved 2012-11-01.