Palestine at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Palestine at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Palestine.svg
IPC code PLE
NPC Palestinian Paralympic Committee
in London
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Paralympics appearances

The Palestinian Territories competed as Palestine at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from August 29 to September 9.

The country was represented by two athletes, both in field events in athletics. Khamis Zaqout, a wheelchair athlete, competed in the discus, javelin and shot put. He had been described as Palestine's "best hope for a Paralympic medal in London". Mohammed Fannouna, who is partially sighted, competed in the long jump; he won a bronze medal in the 2004 Paralympics in Athens.[1][2]


The Palestinian Paralympic delegation with Alistair Burt.
Men’s Track and Road Events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Mohammed Fannouna 100m T13 11.88 7 Did not advance
200m T13 24.00 5 Did not advance
Men’s Field Events
Athlete Event Distance Points Rank
Mohammed Fannouna Long Jump F13 5.93 N/A 9
Javelin Throw F12-13 40.59 N/A 11
Khamis Zaqout Shot Put F54-56 11.30 969 4
Discus Throw F54-56 29.41 751 12
Javelin Throw F54-56 22.39 N/A 11

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