Pakistan at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Pakistan at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Pakistan.svg
IPC code PAK
NPC National Paralympic Committee of Pakistan
in Beijing
Competitors 3 competitors in 2 sports
Ranked 63rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 1
Summer Paralympics appearances

Pakistan sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China.[1] Haider Ali created history by winning a silver medal, the country's first at any Paralympics.[2] The delegation was also rocked by a doping scandal, when its power lifter, Naveed Ahmed Butt was banned for testing positive, the first athlete at the games.[2]


The country won one medal, a silver.[3]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Haider Ali Athletics Men's Long Jump - F37/38

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  1. ^ "Pakistan contingent in China Paralympics", Pakistan Daily, 2 September 2008
  2. ^ a b "Haider Ali proves there is life after the Olympic Games!" by Gul Hameed Bhatti, Retrieved 1 April 2012
  3. ^ "Overall Medal Standings", official website of the Beijing Paralympics