New Zealand at the 1984 Winter Paralympics

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New Zealand at the
2010 Winter Paralympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IPC code NZL
NPC Paralympics New Zealand
in Vancouver
Competitors 8 in 1 sport
Ranked 11th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 3 1 5
Winter Paralympics appearances

New Zealand competed in the 1984 Winter Paralympics in Innsbruck, Austria. The country was represented by eight athletes (two women and six men), all in alpine skiing. It was the first time New Zealanders won medals at the Winter Paralympic Games. It was also the first time the country fielded female athletes in the Winter Paralympics.[1]


Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Martin, VivienneVivienne Martin Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom B2
 Silver Martin, VivienneVivienne Martin Alpine skiing Women's downhill B2
 Silver Martin, VivienneVivienne Martin Alpine skiing Women's alpine combination B2
 Silver Christopher Orr Alpine skiing Men's downhill B1
 Bronze Mark Edwards Alpine skiing Men's downhill LW3

Alpine skiing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Alpine skiing[edit]

New Zealand was represented by Ed Bickerstaff, Denis Butler, Martin Clark, Patricia Craig, Mark Edwards, Daryl Gill, Vivienne Martin (Guide Mike Curzon), Christopher Orr (Guide Roger McGarry) and Craig Philip, and obtained five medals. Coach David Boyd, Physiotherapist Kay Shears, Assistant Lorraine Preston(See above)[2]

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