Athens 2004 Paralympic Team group photo

NEW ZEALAND IN COMPETITION AT THE ATHENS 2004 PARALYMPIC GAMES:

  • 36 Kiwi Paralympians, including 20 returning Paralympians and 16 debutants
  • The New Zealand Paralympic Team included 28 male and 8 female Paralympians
  • 9 Para sports competed in – Para athletics, Boccia, Para cycling, Para equestrian, Para powerlifting, Shooting Para sport, Para swimming, Wheelchair rugby, Wheelchair tennis
  • 10 medals won by New Zealand – 6 GOLD, 1 SILVER and 3 BRONZE
  • 26th in the world overall in medals
  • 3 world records were set by New Zealand, 2 in Para athletics and 1 in Shooting Para sport
  • 1 Paralympic record was set by Paralympian #148 Michael Johnson in Shooting Para sport
  • A total of 705 torchbearers carried the Paralympic flame 410 km through 45 municipalities of Greece
  • 3804 Paralympians from 135 countries competed in 19 Para sports in Athens 2004

Athens 2004 - Medal Tally

Gold6
Silver1
Bronze3
Total10

Athens 2004 - Details

YearMedalSportNameEvent
2004GoldPara athleticsPeter MartinMen's Shot Put F52
2004GoldPara athleticsPeter MartinMen's Shot Put F52
2004GoldPara athleticsTim PrendergastMen's 800m T13
2004GoldPara athleticsMatt SladeMen's 200m T37
2004GoldShooting Para sportMichael JohnsonMixed Air Rifle Standing SH2
2004GoldWheelchair RugbyNew ZealandMixed
2004SilverBocciaNew ZealandMixed Team BC1-BC2
2004BronzePar athleticsPeter MartinMen's Discus F52
2004BronzePara cyclingPaul JessonMen's Road Race / Time Trial Bicycle LC3
2004BronzePara swimmingDaniel SharpMen's 100m Breaststroke SB13

New Zealand Team