Israel at the Paralympics

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Israel at the Paralympic Games

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Paralympic history
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Israel at the Paralymics refers to the participation of Israeli athletes in the Paralympic Games.

History[edit]

Israel first competed in 1960, at the Summer Games in Rome, Italy. In total, Israel has won 124 gold medals at the Summer Paralympic Games. At the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Israelis won a total of thirteen medals, of which four were gold. Izhak Mamistvalov won three medals (of which two were gold) in swimming, while Keren Leibowitz won four medals, of which one was gold, also in swimming.[1] The most successful Israeli Paralympian was Zipora Rubin-Rosenbaum, who, between 1964 and 1988, won 21 medals at the Paralympic Games, of which 11 were gold. Second successful Israeli Paralympian was Uri Bergman, who, between 1976 and 1988, won 12 medals at the Paralympic Games, of which 11 were gold.

Tel Aviv was the host city of the 1968 Summer Paralympics, at which Israel finished third on the medal chart with 62 medals, of which 18 were gold.

Medal tables[edit]

      Host nation

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1960 0 2 2 4 16
1964 7 3 11 21 7
1968 18 21 23 62 3
1972 9 10 9 28 8
1976 40 13 16 69 3
1980 13 18 15 46 12
1984 11 21 12 44 19
1988 15 13 17 45 18
1992 2 4 5 11 38
1996 0 4 5 9 52
2000 3 2 1 6 37
2004 4 4 5 13 32
2008 0 5 1 6 53
2012 1 2 5 8 45
2016 0 0 3 3 TBD
14 124 124 135 383 19

Source: [2][3]

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