Peru at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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·Peru has claimed eight medals at the Paralympic Games (G3-S1-B4).

·Sydney 2000 were Peru's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning one gold medal (S1).

·The NPC made its debut at the Heidelberg 1972 Paralympic Games.

·Peru is in 68th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in swimming, claiming two gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

·Swimmer Jimmy Eulert is Peru's most successful Paralympian in individual events: G2-S1-B2.

·Before Eulert claimed his first medal in 1996 (gold, 50m freestyle S3), Peru had not claimed any medal since 1976.

·Only Colombia (28 years), Germany (28) and Indonesia (24) have waited longer for consecutive medals at the Paralympic Games than Peru (20).

·Peru won its most medals at the Toronto 1976 Paralympic Games (G1-B2).

·T. Chiapo claimed two of the 1976 medals for Peru as she won the table tennis singles class and claimed bronze in women's javelin throw.

·The other medal was claimed by Jose Gonzales in the men's 100m backstroke 5 (bronze).

·In 2012, Peru had only one contender. Pompilio Falconi finished 10th in men's discus throw F35/36.

·Cyclist Israel Hilario Rimas is on the IPC's ones-to-watch list for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He won the world title in men's road race C2 in 2015.

·Clarosports is the rights holding broadcaster in Peru for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. More information can be found at

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Medals Table Paralympic games
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 3 1 4 8
2004 0 0 2 2
2000 1 1 0 2
1996 1 0 0 1
1976 1 0 2 3