Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Estonia at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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·Estonia has claimed 19 medals at the Paralympic Summer Games: G4-S8-B7.

·Atlanta 1996 were Estonia's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning three gold medals (S4-B2).

·The NPC made its debut at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games.

·Estonia is in 57th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in swimming, claiming two gold, five silver and three bronze medals. All of the other medals came in athletics (G2-S3-B4).

·Swimmer Marge Korkjas is Estonia's most successful Paralympian in individual events: G2-S4-B1.

·Korkjas has participated at four Paralympic Games (1992-2004), claiming a medal at each of these editions.

·The only other gold medallists for Estonia are Annely Ojastu in the women's 100m T42-46 (1996) and Sirly Tiik in the women's javelin throw F20 (2000).

·Estonia failed to win a single medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Kardo Ploomipuu finished in fourth place in the men's 100m backstroke S10.

·Ploomipuu is the only male athlete to claim a medal for Estonia. He bagged a bronze medal in the men's 100m backstroke S10 at Beijing 2008.

·Eesti Rahvusringhääling is the rights holding broadcaster in Estonia for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. More information can be found at http://www.err.ee/.

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Medal Table Paralympic Games
 
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 4 8 7 19
2008 0 0 1 1
2004 0 1 0 1
2000 1 1 3 5
1996 3 4 2 9
1992 0 2 1 3