Panama at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Panama at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Panama.svg
IPC code PAN
NPC Paralympic Committee of Panama
in Beijing
Competitors 2 in 2 sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Paralympics appearances

Panama sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China. It consisted of runner Said Gomez and swimmer Desirée Aguilar. Their results are detailed below.

Visually impaired runner Said Gomez was making his fifth appearance at the Paralympics, having competed continuously since Panama's first participation in the Paralympics in 1992. He had, over the previous Games, won a total of eight medals, of which three gold, which constituted the totality of Panama's Paralympic medals. The Beijing Games were the first at which he failed to win a medal.[1]

Athletics - Paralympic pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]


Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Said Gomez T13 1500 m 4:19.60 5 Did not advance
5000 m 16:54.95 8 Did not advance

Swimming - Paralympic pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Desirée Aguilar S8 50 m freestyle 43.22 15 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 1:31.84 16 Did not advance

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