Haiti at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Haiti at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Haiti
IPC code  HAI
NPC Comité National Paralympique d'Haïti
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London
Competitors 3 in 2 sports
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
  • 1960–2004
  • 2008
  • 2012

Haiti competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom from August 29 to September 9, 2012.[1]

Technically, it was Haiti's second participation in the Paralaympics. In 2008, however, the country's sole representative, powerlifter Nephtalie Jean Louis, was a non-starter in her event due to unspecified "problems with her weight". For the London Games, Haiti was represented by three athletes: wheelchair athlete Nephtalie Jean-Louis, this time in the women's javelin and the shot put; Josué Cajuste (who has "one leg much shorter than the other"), in the men's shot put and javelin; and Gaysli Leon, who "was paralysed in the 2010 earthquake", in road cycling in a handbike.[2][3][4][5][6]

Athletics[edit]

Men’s Field Events
Athlete Event Distance Points Rank
Josue Cajuste Shot Put F42-44 7.63 238 11
Javelin Throw F42 31.38 N/A 11
Women’s Field Events
Athlete Event Distance Points Rank
Nephtalie Jean Louis Shot Put F57-58 4.75 228 16
Javelin Throw F57-58 10.69 207 17

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Gaysli Leon Road Race H3 LAP
Time Trial H3 45:03.66 10

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