Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Bermuda at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Jessica Lewis of Bermuda reacts after her 800m race during the 2015 ParAthletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland.

Jessica Lewis of Bermuda reacts after her 800m race during the 2015 ParAthletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland.

ⒸPhilipp Schmidli/Getty Images for IPC

Jessica Lewis of Bermuda reacts after her 800m race during the 2015 ParAthletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland. © • Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images for IPC

·Bermuda has yet to claim a medal at the Paralympic Summer Games.

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

·Bermuda only participated in equestrian (dressage) events at their first four Paralympic Games (1996-2008).

·At the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Jessica Cooper Lewis was the only athlete representing Bermuda. She finished in eighth place in women's 100m, 200m and 400m T53 in athletics.

·Cooper Lewis won a bronze medal in women's 100m T53 at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha.

·Cooper Lewis won gold in the women's 100m T53 at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

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