Botswana at the 2004 Summer Paralympics
|Botswana at the Paralympic Games|
|At the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens|
|Competitors||1 in 1 sport|
|Paralympic history (summary)|
Botswana made its Paralympic Games début at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens. The country sent a single representative (Tshotlego Morama) to compete in athletics. She set a world record and won a gold medal in the T46 women's 400m.
Morama entered only the 400m sprint event, in the T46 category. She finished first of her heat, and, with a time of 57.09, was the only athlete to run under one minute in the heats. She ran the final in 55.99 seconds, setting a new world record to take gold.
|Tshotlego Morama||T46||400 m||57.09||1 Q||55.99||(WR)|
- Botswana at the Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
- LAUFF, JACKIE (2007). "DEVELOPING COUNTRY PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL DISABILITY SPORT COMPETITION: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE" (PDF). Masters Thesis.
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