Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Belarus at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Ihar Boki competes at the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain.

Ihar Boki competes at the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain.

ⒸLuc Percival Photography

Ihar Boki competes at the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain. © • Luc Percival Photography

·Belarus has claimed 88 medals at the Paralympic Summer Games: G28-S32-B28.

·Athens 2004 were Belarus' most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning 10 gold medals (S12-B7).

·The NPC made its debut at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games.

·Belarus is in 38th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in swimming, claiming 14 gold, 11 silver and five bronze medals.

·Swimmer Roman Makarov is Belarus' most successful Paralympian in individual events: G5-S4-B1.

·Of the 88 total medals, Belarus won 80 in athletics (50) and swimming (30).

·In 2004, they won double the amount of gold medals (10) as they won in any other Paralympic Games. They won five on three occasions (2000, 2008 and 2012).

·Belarus won five gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. All these five were won by Ihar Boki in swimming.

·Boki is on the IPC's ones-to-watch list for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

·Belarusian athletes failed to win a gold medal in athletics at the London 2012 Paralympic Games for the first time ever. Since Belarus participated they always won at least one. Aliaksandr Subota claimed bronze in men's triple jump T46 and Anna Kaniouk bagged bronze in women's long jump T11/12.

·There is no rights holding broadcaster in Belarus, but the Paralympic Games can be watched live via the IPC’s website at www.paralympic.org.

Medal Table Paralympic Games
 
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 28 32 28 88
2012 5 2 3 10
2008 5 7 1 13
2004 10 12 7 29
2000 5 8 10 23
1996 3 3 7 13
London 2012 gold medallists
 
Athlete Sport Gold
Ihar Boki Swimming 5