Burundi at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Burundi at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Burundi.svg
IPC code BDI
NPC Comité National Olympique du Burundi
in Beijing
Competitors 3 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Remy Nikobimeze
(opening & closing)[1][2]
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Paralympics appearances

Burundi sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China. It was Burundi's first ever participation in the Paralympic Games.[3] According to official records,[4] the following three athletes competed in the games:

Athletics - Paralympic pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

3 competitors:

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Leonidas Ahishakiye T46 1500 m 4:16.78 11 Did not advance
Fidele Manirambona T46 1500 m 4:16.54 10 Did not advance
Remy Nikobimeze T46 5000 m N/A 15:07.95 - 5

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers' List Archived September 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine., International Paralympic Committee, September 6, 2008.
  2. ^ Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers' List, International Paralympic Committee, September 17, 2008.
  3. ^ Burundi at the Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  4. ^ Athletes & Teams, Official Website of the 2008 Paralympic Games