Pakistan at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Pakistan at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Pakistan
IPC code  PAK
NPC National Paralympic Committee of Pakistan
At the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing
Competitors
Medals
Rank: 63
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Pakistan sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China.[1] Haider Ali created history by winning a silver medal, the country's first at any Paralympics.[2] The delegation was also rocked by a doping scandal, when its power lifter, Naveed Ahmed Butt was banned for testing positive, the first athlete at the games.[2]


Medallists[edit]

The country won one medal, a silver.[3]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Haider Ali Athletics Men's Long Jump - F37/38

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pakistan contingent in China Paralympics", Pakistan Daily, 2 September 2008
  2. ^ a b "Haider Ali proves there is life after the Olympic Games!" by Gul Hameed Bhatti, http://www.geosuper.tv/articles.asp?id=398 Retrieved 1 April 2012
  3. ^ "Overall Medal Standings", official website of the Beijing Paralympics