New Zealand at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

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New Zealand at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IPC code NZL
NPC Paralympics New Zealand
Website paralympics.org.nz
in Athens
Competitors 35 in 9 sports
Medals
Ranked 36th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
6 1 3 10
Summer Paralympics appearances

New Zealand competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The team included 36 athletes, 28 men and 8 women.[1] Competitors from New Zealand won ten medals, including 6 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze to finish 36th in the medal table.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Martin, PeterPeter Martin Athletics Men's javelin throw F52
 Gold Martin, PeterPeter Martin Athletics Men's shot put F52
 Gold Prendergast, TimTim Prendergast Athletics Men's 800 metres T13
 Gold Slade, MattMatt Slade Athletics Men's javelin throw F52
 Gold Johnson, MichaelMichael Johnson Shooting Mixed air rifle standing SH2
 Gold New Zealand national wheelchair rugby team Wheelchair rugby Men's team
 Silver Flood, RossRoss Flood
Morriss, JeremyJeremy Morriss
Sanders, LiamLiam Sanders
Toon, MauriceMaurice Toon
Boccia Mixed team BC1/BC2
 Bronze Martin, PeterPeter Martin Athletics Men's discus throw F52
 Bronze Jesson, PaulPaul Jesson Cycling Men's bicycle road race/time trial LC3
 Bronze Sharp, DanielDaniel Sharp Swimming Men's 100m breaststroke SB13

Sports[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's track[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Tim Prendergast T13 800m N/A 1:56.23 1st, gold medalist(s)
1500m 4:03.65 4 Q N/A 3:56.03 4
Matt Slade T37 100m 12.22 2 Q N/A 12.57 5
200m 25.18 3 Q N/A 24.85 1st, gold medalist(s)

Men's field[edit]

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Willie Beattie F56 Discus 28.34 - 8
Shot put 9.56 - 12
Terry Falevaai F33-34 Shot put 9.37 887 8
Peter Martin F52 Discus 15.96 - 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Shot put 9.34 WR - 1st, gold medalist(s)
F52-53 Javelin 16.70 1045 WR 1st, gold medalist(s)
David MacCalman F52 Shot put 6.97 - 9
F52-53 Javelin 14.01 877 12

Women's track[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kate Horan T46 100m 14.40 10 Did not advance
800m 1:07.37 8 q N/A 1:05.79 7

Boccia[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Liam Sanders Mixed individual BC1  Fernandez (POR) W 3-2 1 Q  Grossmayer (AUT)
L 4-5
Did not advance
 Prossegger (AUT) W 13-4
 Robinson (GBR) W 6-3
 Vanhoek (CAN) W 6-2
 Cid (ESP) W/O
Ross Flood Mixed individual BC2  Goncalves (POR) W 4-3 1 Q  Hayes (IRL)
W 9-0
 Curto (ESP)
L 2-5
Did not advance
 Woffinden (GBR) W 4-3
 Morriss (NZL) W 4-2
Jeremy Morriss  Flood (NZL) L 2-4 4 Did not advance
 Goncalves (POR) L 2-10
 Woffinden (GBR) L 1-9
Maurice Toon  Cordero (ESP) W 5-3 1 Q  Siddiqi (DEN)
W 6-5
 Ferreira (POR)
L 0-6
Did not advance
 Lorenzen (DEN) W 8-1
 Wong (HKG) W 7-1
Henk Dijkstra Mixed individual BC3  Costa (POR) L 3-7 3 Did not advance
 An (KOR) L 2-11
 Martin (ESP) W 7-1
 Williams (USA) W 6-1
Greig Jackson  Gauthier (CAN) L 3-5 3 Did not advance
 Rodriguez (ESP) L 3-4
 Park (KOR) W 6-3

Mixed pairs/teams[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Henk Dijkstra
Greig Jackson
Mixed pairs BC3  Rodriguez (ESP) /
 Pesquera (ESP)
L 4-5 2 Q  An (KOR) /
 Park (KOR)
L 0-13
 Gauthier (CAN) /
 Kabush (CAN)
L 3-4
4
 Cronin (IRL) /
 O'Grady (IRL)
W 10-0
 Bidlas (CZE) /
 Krenek (CZE)
W 10-4
Ross Flood
Jeremy Morriss
Liam Sanders
Maurice Toon
Mixed team BC1-2  Portugal (POR) L 4-5 2 Q  Spain (ESP)
W 6-4
 Portugal (POR)
L 4-5
2nd, silver medalist(s)
 Hong Kong (HKG) W 10-5
 Ireland (IRL) W 9-3
 Thailand (THA) W 7-0
 Denmark (DEN) W 12-0

Cycling[edit]

Men's road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Paul Jesson Men's road race / time trial LC3 - 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Men's track[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Paul Jesson Men's 1km time trial LC1-4 N/A DNS
Men's individual pursuit LC3 4:16.26 6  Macchi (ITA)
L 4:12.89
7 Did not advance

Women's road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Fiona Southorn Women's road time trial 28:24.73 5

Women's track[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Fiona Southorn Women's 1km time trial LC1-4/CP 3/4 N/A 1:21.86 7

Equestrian[edit]

Athlete Event Total
Score Rank
Jayne Craike Mixed individual championship test grade IV 69.484 4
Mixed individual freestyle test grade IV 64.636 4

Powerlifting[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Event Result Rank
George Taamaru +100kg NMR

Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Michael Johnson Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH2 599 9 Did not advance
Mixed 10m air rifle standing SH2 600 WR 1 Q 104.3 704.3 =WR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Colin Willis Men's 10m air rifle standing SH1 567 18 Did not advance
Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 595 33 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Hadleigh Pierson S6 400m freestyle 5:45.55 8 Q 5:44.09 8
Daniel Sharp S13 50m freestyle 26.53 5 Q 26.34 5
100m freestyle 58.64 4 Q 58.76 4
400m freestyle 4:45.35 3 Q 4:47.00 6
SB13 100m breaststroke 1:15.65 2 Q 1:12.93 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Women[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Theresa Griffin S10 400m freestyle 5:21.40 9 Did not advance
100m backstroke N/A 1:21.52 7
100m butterfly 1:25.77 8 Q 1:25.68 8
SB9 100m breaststroke 1:31.07 8 Q 1:30.37 8
SM10 200m individual medley 2:51.07 6 Q 2:52.31 7
Miriam Jenkins S9 400m freestyle 5:28.81 12 Did not advance
Sarah Powell S9 400m freestyle 5:18.66 6 Q 5:20.53 7

Wheelchair rugby[edit]

The men's rugby team won a gold medal after defeating Canada in the gold medal match.

Players[edit]

Tournament[edit]

Game Match Score Rank
1 New Zealand vs.  Australia (AUS) 41 - 31 2 Q
2 New Zealand vs.  United States (USA) 32 - 35
3 New Zealand vs.  Japan (JPN) 47 - 35
Quarterfinals New Zealand vs.  Belgium (BEL) 40 - 33 W
Semi finals New Zealand vs.  Great Britain (GBR) 39 - 35 W
Gold medal final New Zealand vs.  Canada (CAN) 31 - 29 1st, gold medalist(s)

Wheelchair tennis[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Class Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Glenn Barnes Open Men's singles  Mira (ESP)
L 0-6, 4-6
Did not advance

Women[edit]

Athlete Class Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Jacqueline Courtier Open Women's singles  Chokyu (CAN)
L 1-6, 5-7
Did not advance
Tiffiney Perry  Dong (CHN)
L 1-6, 0-6
Did not advance
Jacqueline Courtier
Tiffiney Perry
Women's doubles N/A  Clark (USA) /
 Verfuerth (USA)
L 2-6, 2-6
Did not advance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.