Jordan at the 2008 Summer Paralympics
|Jordan at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
|NPC||Jordan Paralympic Committee|
|Summer Paralympics appearances|
Jordan competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. Jordanian athletes competed in three sports: track and field athletics, powerlifting, and table tennis. Among the competitors was Maha Barghouti, a table tennis player who won Jordan's first Paralympic gold medal at the 2000 Sydney games. The team left for Beijing on September 29.
|Silver||Jamil Elshebli||Athletics||Men's Shot Put - F57/58|
|Silver||Omar Qarada||Powerlifting||Men's -48 kg|
|Bronze||Jordan||Table Tennis||Women's Team - Classes 4/5|
|Bronze||Mu'taz Aljuneidi||Powerlifting||Men's -75 kg|
- "Competing in sports gave me a life: Jordan's first Paralympics gold medalist". Xinhua News Agency. 2008-08-31. Retrieved 2008-08-31.
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