Angola at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Angola at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Angola.svg
IPC code ANG
NPC Comité Paralímpico Angolano
in Beijing
Competitors 5 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Jose Armando Sayovo
Medals
Ranked 54th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 3 0 3
Summer Paralympics appearances

Angola sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China.[1] The country was represented by five athletes, all competing in track and field.[2]

About 10% of Angola's population is reportedly disabled, following the Angolan Civil War.[3]

Medallists[edit]

The country won three medals, all silver.[4]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver José Armando Sayovo Athletics Men's 100m - T11
 Silver José Armando Sayovo Athletics Men's 200m - T11
 Silver José Armando Sayovo Athletics Men's 400m - T11

Events[edit]

Athletics[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paralympic Games team in Beijing", Chronicle, September 1, 2008
  2. ^ "Le Secrétaire général du comité paralympique angolais à Pékin", Agencia AngolaPress, August 21, 2008
  3. ^ "Angolan voters' views", BBC, September 5, 2008
  4. ^ "Overall Medal Standings", official website of the Beijing Paralympics