Portugal at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Portugal at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Portugal.svg
IPC code POR
NPC Paralympic Committee of Portugal
Website www.comiteparalimpicoportugal.pt (Portuguese) (English)
in London
Competitors 30 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Inês Fernandes (opening)
José Macedo (closing)
Medals
Ranked =63th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 2 3
Summer Paralympics appearances

Portugal competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from August 29 to September 9, 2012.[1] The Paralympic Committee of Portugal was represented by a delegation of 30 competitors (22 men and 8 women) in 5 sports – athletics, boccia, equestrian, rowing and swimming.[2]

The opening ceremony flag bearer was athlete Inês Fernandes.[3]

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Costa, ArmandoArmando Costa
José Macedo
Luis Silva
Boccia Mixed pairs BC3 4 September
 Bronze Cunha, LenineLenine Cunha Athletics Men's long jump F20 4 September
 Bronze José Macedo Boccia Mixed individual BC3 8 September

Athletics[edit]

Men
Athlete(s) Event Heat Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nuno Alves 1500 m T11 Did not finish N/A Did not advance
5000 m T11 N/A 16:06.28 5
Rodolfo Alves 100 m T12 11.91 3 Did not advance
400 m T12 54.00 3 Did not advance
Firmino Baptista 100 m T11 11.75 3 q 11.65 2 Did not advance
200 m T11 24.00 2 q 24.06 4 Did not advance
Hugo Cavaco 200 m T13 24.22 6 N/A Did not advance
400 m T13 53.10 9 N/A Did not advance
Lenine Cunha Long jump F20 N/A 6.95 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Nelson Gonçalves Discus throw F12 N/A 29.04 8
Shot put F11–F12 N/A 9.74 18
Gabriel Macchi Marathon T12 N/A 2:40.13 6
Joaquim Machado Marathon T12 N/A 2:43.17 8
Ricardo Marques Shot put F20 N/A 10.97 12
Jorge Pina Marathon T12 N/A Disqualified
Gabriel Potra 100 m T12 11.65 4 Did not advance
200 m T12 23.64 2 Did not advance
Ricardo Vale 1500 m T11 4:31.77 11 N/A Did not advance
5000 m T11 N/A 16:32.91 9
Rodolfo Alves
Firmino Baptista
Hugo Cavaco
Gabriel Potra
4 × 100 m relay T11–T13 45.02 7 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Raquel Cerqueira Long jump F20 N/A 4.58 6
Inês Fernandes Shot put F20 N/A 11.84 4
Maria Fiuza 1500 m T12 N/A 5:21.75 8

Boccia[edit]

Individual
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals 5th–8th playoffs Semifinals Final (Gold / Bronze) Rank
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
João Paulo Fernandes Mixed individual BC1 Bye  Leung (HKG)
W 6–1
 Aandalen (NOR)
L 3–3
 Kim (KOR)
W 3–2
 Zhang (CHN)
W 3–2
Did not advance 5
Fernando Ferreira Mixed individual BC2 Bye  Cortez (ARG)
W 5–4
 Jeong (KOR)
L 4–5
Did not advance
Cristina Gonçalves Bye  Bentley (GBR)
W 4–1
 Zhong (CHN)
L 3–4
Did not advance
Abilio Valente Bye  Leahy (IRL)
W 6–1
 Martin Perez (ESP)
W 3–3
 Yan (CHN)
L 5–7
 Sohn (KOR)
W 3–2
 Yeung (HKG)
W 4–1
Did not advance 5
Armando Costa Mixed individual BC3 Bye  Martins (BRA)
W 11–1
 Jeong (KOR)
L 1–5
 Polychronidis (GRE)
L 1–4
 Binte (SIN)
L 2–2
Did not advance 8
José Macedo Bye  Gauthier (CAN)
W 7–5
 de Laender (BEL)
W 4–1
N/A  Jeong (KOR)
L 2–2
 Kim (KOR)
W 3–2
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Luis Silva Bye  Choi (KOR)
L 1–10
Did not advance
Domingos Vieira Mixed individual BC4 Bye N/A  Leung (HKG)
L 0–10
Did not advance
Pairs and team
Athlete Event Pools Quarterfinals Semifinals Final (Gold / Bronze) Rank
Opponent
Result
Rank Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
João Paulo Fernandes
Fernando Ferreira
Cristina Gonçalves
Abilio Valente
Mixed team BC1–2  Argentina (ARG)
W 6–5
 Great Britain (GBR)
L 4–5
2  Japan (JPN)
W 10–2
 China (CHN)
L 4–6
 Great Britain (GBR)
L 5–7
4
Armando Costa
José Macedo
Luis Silva
Mixed pairs BC3  Spain (ESP)
W 7–0
 Thailand (THA)
W 5–1
 Belgium (BEL)
L 2–3
2 N/A  South Korea (KOR)
W 4–3
 Greece (GRE)
L 1–4
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Susana Barroso
Domingos Vieira
Mixed pairs BC4  Brazil (BRA)
L 0–10
 Czech Republic (CZE)
L 1–6
 Hong Kong (HKG)
L 1–7
4 Did not advance

Equestrian[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Score Rank
Sara Duarte Neapolitano Morella Individual championship test Ib 66.261 9
Individual freestyle test Ib 55.350 15
Mixed team test Ib 68.364 7

Rowing[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Filomena Franco Women's single sculls 6:31.10 5 R 6:40.48 4 FB 6:48.54 10

Qualification legend: R = Repechage; FA = Final A (1st–6th places); FB = Final B (7th–12th places)

Swimming[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Simone Fragoso Women's 50m butterfly S5 58.14 10 Did not advance
Women's 50m freestyle S5 44.49 7 Q 44.78 7
Women's 100m freestyle S5 1:41.56 10 Did not advance
David Grachat Men's 50m freestyle S9 27.18 10 Did not advance
Men's 100m freestyle S9 58.80 9 Did not advance
Men's 400m freestyle S9 4:24.10 NR 5 Q 4:21.94 NR 6
Men's 200m medley SM9 2:27.01 12 Did not advance
João Martins Men's 50m backstroke S1 N/A 1:38.96 4
Adriano Nascimento Men's 100m breaststroke SB9 1:12.32 8 Q 1:11.87 6

Record legend: WR = World record; PR = Paralympic record; AR = Area record; NR = National record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portugal - 2012 Paralympic News, Athletes, Medals". LOCOG. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Paralympic Athletes". Paralympic Committee of Portugal. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Inês Fernandes será porta-estandarte na cerimónia de abertura dos Jogos Paralímpicos Londres 2012" (in Portuguese). Paralympic Committee of Portugal. Retrieved 30 August 2012.