Slovenia at the Rio 2016 Paralympics
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·Slovenia has claimed 20 medals at the Paralympic Games: G3-S8-B9.
·Barcelona 1992 were Slovenia's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning two gold medals (B1).
·The NPC made its debut at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games.
·Slovenia is in 63rd place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.
·The NPC has been most successful in athletics, claiming two gold, four silver and five bronze medals.
·Athlete Franjo Izlakar is Slovenia's most successful Paralympian in individual events: G2-S2.
·Izlakar won two gold medals at Barcelona 1992 as he won the men's discus throw and shot put C7.
·Mateja Pintar won Slovenia's only other gold medal. She won women's singles class 3 in table tennis at Athens 2004.
·Four years ago in London, Slovenia grabbed two medals - bronze in the men's tandem B (Robert Mitošinka and Vladislav Janovjak) and silver in the mixed 10m air rifle
standing SH2 (Gorazd Francek Tirsek).
·Only Israel (14 medals) have won more medals in shooting than Slovenia (five) without winning a single gold.
· Radiotelevizija Slovenija is the Rights holding broadcaster in Slovenia for the Rio 2016 Paralympic games. More information can be found on their website.