1992 Summer Paralympics


1992 Summer Paralympics

Paralympics infobox
Name = IX Paralympic Games

Host city = Barcelona, Spain
Nations participating = 82cite web |title=Barcelona 1992 - General Information |publisher=International Paralympic Committee |date=2008 |url=http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main_Sections_Menu/Paralympic_Games/Past_Games/Barcelona_1992/general_information.html |accessdate=2008-08-06 ]
Athletes participating = 3020
Officially opened by = Juan Carlos I of Spain
Opening ceremony = September 3
Closing ceremony = September 14
Events = 487 in 15 sports
Olympic Stadium = Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
The 1992 Summer Paralympics were the ninth Paralympic Games to be held. They were held in Barcelona, Spain.

This games motto : Sport Without Limits

Sports

The games consisted of 487 events spread over fifteen sports. Powerlifting and weightlifting were considered to be a single sport. Wheelchair tennis, a demonstration sport at the 1988 Summer Paralympics, was contested as an official medal sport for the first time.

* Archery
* Athletics
* Boccia
* Cycling
* Football 7-a-side
* Goalball
* Judo
* Lifting
** Powerlifting
** Weightlifting
* Shooting
* Swimming
* Table tennis
* Volleyball
* Wheelchair basketball
* Wheelchair fencing
* Wheelchair tennis

Medal count

A total of 1503 medals were awarded during the Barcelona games: 490 gold, 487 silver, and 526 bronze. The United States topped the medal count with more gold medals, more silver medals, and more medals overall than any other nation. Germany took the most bronze medals, with 59. [cite web |title=Medal Standings - Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games |publisher=International Paralympic Committee |date=2008 |url=http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main_Sections_Menu/Sports/Results/paralympics_reports.html?type=medalstandings&games=1992PG |accessdate = 2008-08-27 ] In the table below, the ranking sorts by the number of gold medals earned by a nation (in this context a nation is an entity represented by a National Paralympic Committee).

Participating delegations

Eighty-three delegations participated at the Barcelona Paralympics.

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ee also

*1992 Summer Olympics
*Cheating at the Paralympic Games

References


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