Iraq at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Iraq at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Iraq (2004-2008).svg
IPC code IRQ
NPC Iraqi National Paralympic Committee
in Beijing
Competitors 20
Ranked 60th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 1 2
Summer Paralympics appearances

Iraq sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. Twenty Iraqis qualified to compete in the Games, in fields including weightlifting, athletics, swimming and fencing.[1]


The country won two medals, a silver and a bronze.[2]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Mohsin Rasool Powerlifting Men's -56 kg 11 September
 Bronze Thaer al-Ali Powerlifting Men's -82.50 kg 15 September



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  1. ^ "Iraq's Paralympic Fencing Team", International Herald Tribune
  2. ^ "Overall Medal Standings" Archived 2008-09-28 at the Wayback Machine., official website of the Beijing Paralympics