New Zealand at the 2010 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
Website paralympics.org.nz
in Vancouver
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Adam Hall[1]
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 1
Officials 4
Winter Paralympics appearances

New Zealand sent a delegation to take part in the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The country fielded two athletes, both in alpine skiing.[2]

The country was also represented by four officials - a chef de mission, a coach, an assistant coach and a physiotherapist.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Hall, AdamAdam Hall Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom, standing March 15

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

Adam Hall,[3] who has spina bifida and who previously represented New Zealand at the 2006 Winter Paralympics, will compete in the Slalom and Giant Slalom.

Peter Williams,[3] who also has spina bifida and will be making his Paralympic Games début, will compete in the Slalom, Giant Slalom and Super G. Unlike his compatriot, he will be using a monoski.[2][4]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Diff Rank Time Diff Rank Time Diff Rank
Adam Hall Slalom standing 0:50.95 0.00 1 0:54.45 +1.85 6 1:45.40 0.00 1st, gold medalist(s)
Giant slalom standing
Super-G standing
Super combined standing
Peter Williams Slalom sitting
Giant slalom sitting

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Flagbearers from Opening Ceremony" (PDF). IPC. 12 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Vancouver 2010: The New Zealand Paralympic Games Team, Paralympics New Zealand
  3. ^ a b List of New Zealand's athletes, official website of the 2010 Paralympics
  4. ^ Paralympics New Zealand provides contradictory information as to which of the two athletes will be competing in the Super G, but the schedule indicates that it will be Williams.

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