The Gambia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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The Gambia at the Paralympic Games

Flag of The Gambia
IPC code  GAM
NPC Gambia National Paralympic Committee
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
  • 1960-2008
  • 2012

The Gambia made its Paralympic Games début at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from August 29 to September 9.[1]

The Gambia National Paralympic Committee selected two athletes. Ida Nyang (female) and Demba Jarju (male) both competed in track and field events, training for the 100, 200, and 800 metres races. Both are wheelchair athletes, and competed in wheelchairs donated by the Swiss Paralympic Committee. Jarju qualified for the Games by meeting the qualification targets, while Nyang received a wild card invitation to take part.[2][3][4]

Athletics[edit]

Men’s Track and Road Events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Demba Jarju 100m T54 18.84 7 Did not advance
800m T54 2:27.88 8 Did not advance
Women’s Track and Road Events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Isatou Nyang 100m T54 20.32 6 Did not advance
800m T54 DSQ Did not advance

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