Zambia at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Zambia competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. The country's delegation consisted of a single athlete, middle-distance runner Larson Katongo. The 21-year-old Katongo, who is visually impaired, participated in the 800 metre and 1500 metre events. Although he had competed in international meets before, this was his first Paralympic Games. Katongo's trainer is Paul Mwansa.[1]

Zambia at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Zambia.svg
IPC codeZAM
NPCNational Paralympic Committee of Zambia
in Beijing
Competitors1 in 1 sport
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Paralympics appearances

AthleticsEdit

Men
Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Lassam Katongo T12 800 m 2:09.03 4 Did not advance
T13 1500 m 4:28.80 5 Did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zambia eyes medal at Beijing Paralympics Games". Xinhua News Agency. 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2008-08-18.

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