Cuba at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Cuba at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Cuba.svg
IPC code CUB
NPC Comité Paralimpico Cubano
in Beijing
Competitors 32 in 5 sports
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 3 6 14
Summer Paralympics appearances

Cuba competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. The country's delegation consisted of 32 competitors in athletics, judo, powerlifting, swimming, and table tennis. The competitors came from 13 different provinces and were mostly first-year university students.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Galano, Luis ManuelLuis Manuel Galano Athletics Men's 400 metres T13
 Gold Diaz, LeonardoLeonardo Diaz Athletics Men's discus throw F55-56
 Gold Castillo, YunidisYunidis Castillo Athletics Women's 100 metres T46
 Gold Castillo, YunidisYunidis Castillo Athletics Women's 200 metres T46
 Gold Cruz, IsaoIsao Cruz Judo Men's 81 kg
 Silver Durruthy, FreddyFreddy Durruthy Athletics Men's 400 metres T13
 Silver Raschid Aguilar, LazaroLazaro Raschid Aguilar Athletics Men's 800 metres T12
 Silver Raschid Aguilar, LazaroLazaro Raschid Aguilar Athletics Men's 1500 metres T13
 Bronze Gutierrez, Luis FelipeLuis Felipe Gutierrez Athletics Men's 100 metres T13
 Bronze Iznaga, ArianArian Iznaga Athletics Men's 200 metres T11
 Bronze Calderon, EttiamEttiam Calderon Athletics Men's 200 metres T46
 Bronze Fonseca, GerdanGerdan Fonseca Athletics Men's shot put F44
 Bronze Sanchez, VictorVictor Sanchez Judo Men's 66 kg
 Bronze Cortada, Juan CarlosJuan Carlos Cortada Judo Men's 100 kg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cuba Para-Olympians for Dignity". Prensa Latina. 2008-08-26. Retrieved 2008-08-26.