Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Team group photo

NEW ZEALAND IN COMPETITION AT THE Barcelona 1992 PARALYMPIC GAMES:

  • 13 Kiwi Paralympians, including 3 returning Paralympians and 10 debutants
  • The New Zealand Paralympic Team included 9 male and 4 female Paralympians
  • 5 Para sports competed in – Para athletics, Para powerlifting, Shooting Para sport, Para swimming, Wheelchair tennis – across 16 different Para sports featured at Barcelona 1992
  • 6 medals won by New Zealand – 5 GOLD, 1 SILVER – by 2 Paralympians
  • 23rd in the world overall medal table
  • Paralympian #81 Jenny Newstead won four gold medals in Para swimming events
  • Paralympian #82 Cristeen Smith winning gold, set the T2 100m wheelchair sprint record at the Barcelona 1992
  • 2999 Paralympians from 83 countries competed in 16 Para sports in Barcelona 1992

Barcelona 1992 - Medal Tally

Gold05
Silver01
Bronze00
Total06

Barcelona 1992 - Details

YearMedalSportNameEvent
1992GoldPara athleticsCristeen SmithWomen's 100m TW2
1992GoldPara swimmingJennifer NewsteadWomen's 100m Freestyle S5
1992GoldPara swimmingJennifer NewsteadWomen's 200m Individual Medley SM5
1992GoldPara swimmingJennifer NewsteadWomen's 50m Backstroke S5
1992GoldPara swimmingJennifer NewsteadWomen's 50m Freestyle S5
1992SilverPara swimmingJennifer NewsteadWomen's 100m Breaststroke SB4

New Zealand Team

Para athletics
Evan Clulee
Gavin Foulsham
Denise Gow
Ross Hynds
Dave MacCalman
Cristeen Smith

Para powerlifting
Brian Froggatt

Shooting Para sport
Colin Willis

Para swimming
Aaron Bidios
Belinda Honey
Jenny Newstead

Wheelchair tennis
Glenn Barnes
John Sorensen