India at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

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India at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
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IPC code IND
NPC Paralympic Committee of India
Website www.paralympicindia.org.in
in Athens
Competitors 12
Medals
Ranked 53rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 1 2
Summer Paralympics appearances

India competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The team included twelve athletes—eleven men and one woman.[1] Indian competitors won two medals at the Games, one gold and one bronze, to finish joint 53rd in the medal table.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Devendra Jhajharia,[3] Javelin thrower, won gold and Rajinder Singh won bronze for powerlifting in the 56-kg category. India finished 53rd out of the 136 nation field.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 7 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Never before shown: A gold medal winner from India". paralympic village. 2004-12-19. Retrieved 2011-05-10.