Unified Team at the Paralympics

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Unified Team at the Paralympic Games

The Unified Team used the Paralympic symbol
in place of a national flag
IPC code   EUN
Paralympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Soviet Union (1988)
Belarus (1994–)
Kazakhstan (1994–)
Russia (1994–)
Armenia (1996–)
Azerbaijan (1996–)
Kyrgyzstan (1996–)
Moldova (1996–)
Ukraine (1996–)
Turkmenistan (2000–)
Tajikistan (2004–)
Uzbekistan (2004–)

The Unified Team was the name used for the sports team of 11 former constituent republics of the Soviet Union[1] (excluding Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, and Lithuania) at the 1992 Winter Paralympics in Albertville[2] and the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona.[3] The IOC country code was EUN, after the French name, Équipe Unifiée.

The Paralympic Flag was used in place of a national flag at the Opening Ceremony and at medals ceremonies, and the Paralympic Hymn was played for gold medallists.


For details of the Unified Team's participation, see:

Participating countries[edit]

The Unified Team's participating countries in the Summer games and the IOC codes used by them in subsequent Paralympics
Country (former
Soviet republic)
IOC code
Armenia ARM
Azerbaijan AZE
Belarus BLR
Kazakhstan KAZ
Kyrgyzstan KGZ
Moldova MDA
Russia RUS
Tajikistan TJK
Turkmenistan TKM
Ukraine UKR
Uzbekistan UZB


  • The Unified Team finished third to the United States and Germany in the overall medal tally at Albertville with 10 golds, 8 silvers, and 3 bronzes; 21 medals in total[1]
  • The team finished eighth at Barcelona with 16 golds, 14 silvers, and 15 bronzes; 45 medals in total

(Note, however, that the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) does not officially recognise national medal totals.)


Athletes competing for the Unified team at the 1992 Summer and 1992 Winter Paralympic Games.[4]

Summer Games[edit]


Winter Games[edit]


See also[edit]