Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Norway at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Swimmer pushing herself off the wall in the pool.

Sarah Louise Rung is a four-time world champion

ⒸPedro Vasconcelos

Sarah Louise Rung is a four-time world champion © • Pedro Vasconcelos

·Norway has claimed 304 medals at the Paralympic Games: G109-S104-B91.

·Stoke Mandeville/New York 1984 were Norway's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning 29 gold medals (S31-B30).

·The NPC made its debut at the first ever Paralympic Games in Rome in 1960.

·Norway is in 19th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in swimming, claiming 69 gold, 50 silver and 37 bronze medals.

·Swimmer Erling Trondsen is Norway's most successful Paralympian in individual events: G13-S6-B1.

·Sarah Louise Rung is the reigning Paralympic, world and European champion in both women's 50m butterfly S5 and women's 200m

freestyle S5.

·Table tennis player Tommy Urhaug became Paralympic champion at the London 2012 Paralympic Games in men's singles class 5. After his

Paralympic gold, he became European champion in this discipline twice and claimed bronze at the 2014 IPC Table Tennis World

Championships in Beijing.

·NRK is the rights holding broadcaster in Norway for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. More information can be found on NRK's Website.

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Medals Table Paralympic games
 
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 109 104 91 304
2012 3 2 3 8
2008 1 3 3 7
2004 3 1 1 5
2000 2 6 7 15
1996 9 7 4 20
1992 13 13 7 33
1988 11 11 14 36
1984 29 31 30 90
1980 15 13 8 36
1972 9 6 4 19
1972 1 5 5 11
1968 4 3 1 8
1960 9 3 4 16
London 2012 gold medalists
 
Athlete Sport Gold
Sarah Louise Rung Swimming 2
Tommy Urhaug Table Tennis 1