Benin at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Benin at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
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IPC code BEN
NPC Federation Handisport du Benin-Comité National Paralympique
in Beijing
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Paralympics appearances

Benin sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. They were represented by one athlete, powerlifter Blandine Sahenou.


Benin participated in the 2008 Summer Paralympics, their third consecutive Games they participated in since making their debut at the 2000 Games. The country did not earn a medal in Beijing.[1]

Powerlifting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Powerlifting[edit]

Benin was represented in Beijing by a powerlifter, their second consecutive time that they participated in the sport at the Paralympics.[2] Blandine Sahenou was the country's powerlifter in Beijing.[3]


Athlete Class Event Result Rank
Blandine Sanehou - -67.5 kg No valid lift -

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External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Benin Paralympic Committee launch talent identification programme". Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  2. ^ "Benin". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  3. ^ Athletes & Teams, Official Website of the 2008 Paralympic Games