Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Libya at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

NPC Libya logo square

NPC Libya logo square

NPC Libya logo square

·Libya has claimed one medal at the Paralympic Summer Games: B1.

·Powerlifter Abdelrahim Hamed claimed Libya's only medal to date at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. He finished in third place in the men’s over 100kg category.

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

·Libya is in joint 110th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·At the London 2012 Paralympic Games, athlete Hamza G Elhmali finished in 10th place in the men's club throw F31/32/51 and powerlifter Abdelrazik Baaba in 12th place in the men's up to 82.5kg.

·Mahmoud Saad Rajab finished in fourth place in the men's discus throw F57 at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha.

·Walid Ali Musa Ahmed also recorded a good result in Doha with a fifth place in the men's discus throw F42.

·There is no rights holding broadcaster in Libya, but the Paralympic Games can be watched live via the IPC’s website at

Social Media

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Medal Table Paralympic Games
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 0 0 1 1
2000 0 0 1 1