Ivory Coast at the Paralympics

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Ivory Coast at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Ivory Coast
IPC code  CIV
NPC Fédération Ivoirienne des Sports Paralympiques
Paralympic history
Summer Games

Côte d'Ivoire first competed at the Paralympic Games in 1996. It has participated in every Summer Paralympics since then, but has never taken part in the Winter Paralympics. Côte d'Ivoire has won four Paralympic medals, three gold and one bronze, all in the sport of track and field athletics. All three of the gold medals were won by Oumar Basakoulba Kone.[1]

Côte d'Ivoire will be taking part in the 2012 Summer Paralympics, and the Fédération Ivoirienne des Sports Paralympiques have chosen Bedford as the UK training base for its Paralympians.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Kone, Oumar BasakoulbaOumar Basakoulba Kone 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 400 metres T42-46
 Gold Kone, Oumar BasakoulbaOumar Basakoulba Kone 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 800 metres T44-46
 Gold Kone, Oumar BasakoulbaOumar Basakoulba Kone 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 800 metres T46
 Bronze Kra Koffi, Paul FernandPaul Fernand Kra Koffi 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 800 metres T12

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