Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Puerto Rico at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Luis Perez Diaz of Puerto Rico, fighting against Robert Kim of USA in the men's -66kg judo at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

Luis Perez Diaz of Puerto Rico, fighting against Robert Kim of USA in the men's -66kg judo at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

ⒸRafal Burza

Luis Perez Diaz of Puerto Rico, fighting against Robert Kim of USA in the men's -66kg judo at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.© • Rafal Burza

·Puerto Rico has claimed six medals at the Paralympic Games: G1-S2-B3.

·Seoul 1988 were Puerto Rico's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning their only gold medal (S2).

·The NPC made its debut at the Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games.

·Puerto Rico is in joint 84th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in athletics, claiming one gold, two silver and two bronze medals. Its only other medal came in shooting: bronze by Nilda Gomez in the

women's air rifle standing SH1.

·Athlete Isabel Bustamante is Puerto Rico's most successful Paralympian in individual events: G1-S2.

·The best result by an athlete from Puerto Rico at the London 2012 Paralympic Games was a ninth place by Julio Reguerro Hernandez in mixed sailing 2.4mR.

·The only other participant in London for the NPC was Jose Benitez Sanchez. He finished 13th in the men's shot put F20.

·Puerto Rico claimed two bronze medal at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games - Luis Jabdiel Perez Diaz in the men's up to 66kg class in judo and Darvin Baez in the

men's 50m freestyle S12.

·Clarosports is the rights holding broadcaster in Puerto Rico for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. More information can be found on their website.

Social Media

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Medals Table Paralympic games
 
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 1 2 3 6
2008 0 0 1 1
2004 0 0 1 1
2000 0 0 1 1
1988 1 2 0 3