Reginald Benade

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Reginald Benade
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  Namibia
Paralympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Discus Throw – F35/36

Reginald Benade (also known as Johannes) is a Paralympian athlete from Namibia competing mainly in category F35/36 throwing events.

He competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a bronze medal in the men's F35/36 discus throw event.

In February 2015, Benade was reportedly attacked with a pair of pliers during an altercation at a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan and sustained head injuries. Chiu Kuang-hsun was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.[1]


  1. ^ Huang, Sunrise; Hsiao, Scully (17 February 2015). "Paralympian attacked on Taipei metro (update)". Central News Agency. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 

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