London 2012 Paralympic Team group photo

NEW ZEALAND IN COMPETITION AT THE LONDON 2012 PARALYMPIC GAMES:

  • 24 Kiwi Paralympians, including 7 returning Paralympians and 17 debutants in the New Zealand Paralympic Team
  • The New Zealand Paralympic Team included 12 male and 12 female Paralympians
  • 7 Para sports competed in – Para athletics, Para cycling, Para equestrian, Para rowing, Para Sailing, Shooting Para sport, Para swimming – across 20 Para sports featured at London 2012
  • 17 medals won by New Zealand – 6 GOLD, 7 SILVER and 4 BRONZE
  • 8 individual Paralympians secured medals, an increase from 5 from Beijing 2008
  • 1st in the world for medals won per capita
  • 21st in the world overall in medals
  • 13th most successful Paralympian for Paralympian #166 Sophie Pascoe, amongst 4,245 Paralympians at London 2012
  • Paralympian #179 Nikita Howarth was the youngest Paralympian to participate amongst 4245 Paralympians from 164 countries and New Zealand’s youngest ever Paralympian competing at the age of 13 in London 2012

London 2012 - Medal Tally

Gold06
Silver07
Bronze04
Total17

London 2012 - Details

YearMedalSportNameEvent
2012GoldPara swimmingSophie PascoeS10 Women's 100m Freestyle
2012GoldPara swimmingSophie PascoeS10 Women's 100m Butterfly
2012GoldPara swimmingSophie PascoeSM10 Women's 200m IM
2012GoldPara swimmingCameron LeslieSM4 Men's 150m IM
2012GoldPara swimmingMary FisherSM11 Women's 200m IM
2012GoldPara cyclingPhillipa GrayB Women's Pursuit
2012SilverPara swimmingSophie PascoeS10 Women's 100m Backstroke
2012SilverPara swimmingDaniel SharpSB13 Men's 100m Breaststroke
2012SilverPara swimmingMary FisherS11 Women's 100m Freestyle
2012SilverPara swimmingSophie PascoeSB9 Women's 100m Breaststroke
2012SilverPara swimmingMary FisherS11 Women's 100m Backstroke
2012SliverPara swimmingSophie PascoeS10 Women's 50m Freestyle
2012SliverPara cyclingPhillipa GrayB Women's Road Time Trial
2012BronzePara cyclingPhillipa GrayB Women's 1km Time Trial
2012BronzePara cyclingFiona SouthornC5 Women's Pursuit
2012BronzePara swimmingMary FisherS11 Women's 50m Freestyle
2012BronzeShooting Para sportMichael JohnsonR4 10m Air Rifle Standing

New Zealand Team

Para athletics
Holly Robinson
Peter Martin
Tim Prendergast

Para cycling
Fiona Southorn
Phillipa Gray
Laura Thompson (pilot)
Nathan Smith
Chris Ross
Susan Reid

Para equestrian
Anthea Gunner
Rachel Stock

Para rowing
Danny McBride



Para sailing
Jan Apel
Tim Dempsey
Paul Francis

Shooting Para sport
Michael Johnson

Para swimming
Cameron Leslie
Sophie Pascoe
Daniel Sharp
Aine Kelly-Costello
Daniel Holt
Mary Fisher
Nikita Howarth
Rebecca Dubber