Burkina Faso at the 1992 Summer Paralympics

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Burkina Faso at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Burkina Faso
IPC code  BUR
NPC National Paralympic Committee Burkina Faso
At the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona
Competitors 3 in 3 sports
Medals Gold
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Burkina Faso made its Paralympic Games début at the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona. The country was represented by a cycling tandem, a judoka and a powerlifter. Judoka Mathieu Thiombiano was also one member of the cycling pair; Burkina Faso's delegation thus consisted in three competitors. None of them won a medal.[1]

In road cycling, in the men's tandem open, Djibril Ouedraogo and Mathieu Thiombiano failed to complete the race. In judo, Thiombiano took part in the up to 60kg category. He defeated Veniamin Mitchourine (of the Unified Team) by ippon, in 1:46, but lost his other three matches, finishing joint last of his group. In weightlifting, Richard Kabore Issaka lifted 100kg in the up to 75kg category, finishing 8th out of 10.[2]

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