Turkmenistan at the Rio 2016 ParalympicsNPC Turkmenistan logo.
·Turkmenistan has yet to win its first medal at the Paralympic Games.
·The NPC made its debut at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games.
·A sixth place finish is the best result by a Turkmen athlete at the Paralympic Games: Atajan Begniyazov in the men's up to 48kg powerlifting in 2004, Valentina Simakova in
the women's up to 75kg powerlifting in 2008 and Sergey Meladze in the men's up to 67.5kg in 2012.
·There is no rights holding broadcaster in Turkmenistan, but the Paralympic Games can be watched live via the IPC’s website at www.paralympic.org.