Heidelberg 1972 Paralympic Team group photo

NEW ZEALAND IN COMPETITION AT THE Heidelberg 1972 PARALYMPIC GAMES:

  • 10 Kiwi Paralympians, including 6 returning Paralympians and 4 debutants
  • The New Zealand Paralympic Team included 7 male and 3 female Paralympians
  • 4 Para sports competed in – Para archery, Para athletics, Para table tennis, Para swimming – across the 10 Para sports featured at Heidelberg 1972
  • 9 medals won by New Zealand – 3 GOLD, 3 SILVER and 3 BRONZE
  • 18th in the world overall medal table
  • 8 of the 9 medals were won in Para athletics events
  • All NZ Paralympians competed in Para athletics
  • 922 Paralympians from 41 countries competed in 10 Para sports in Heidelberg 1972

Heidelberg 1972 - Medal Tally

Gold03
Silver03
Bronze03
Total09

Heidelberg 1972 - Details

Year Medal SportName Event
1972GoldPara athleticsGraham CondonMen's Discus 3
1972GoldPara athleticsEve RimmerWomen's Pentathlon 3
1972GoldPara athleticsEve RimmerWomen's Shot Put 3
1972SilverPara athleticsGraeme MarettMen's Discus 2
1972SilverPara athleticsEve RimmerWomen's Discus 3
1972SilverPara athleticsEve RimmerWomen's Javelin 3
1972BronzePara athleticsGraeme MarettMen's Pentathlon 2
1972BronzePara athleticsJim SavageMen's Shot Put 3
1972BronzePara swimmingTina MorganWomen's 25m Backstroke 1B

New Zealand Team