Innsbruck 1984 Paralympic Team group photo

NEW ZEALAND IN COMPETITION AT THE Innsbruck 1984 PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES:

  • 8 Kiwi Paralympians, 1 returning Paralympian and 7 debutants
  • The New Zealand Paralympic Team included 6 male and 2 female Paralympians
  • 1 Para sport competed in – Para alpine skiing
  • 5 medals won by New Zealand – 1 GOLD, 3 SILVER and 1 BRONZE
  • Paralympian #45 Viv Gapes (nee Martin) won 3 medals and became New Zealand’s  first ever winter Paralympic medallist
  • 11th in the world overall medal table
  • 419 Paralympians from 21 countries competed in 3 Para sports in Innsbruck 1984

Innsbruck 1984 - Medal Tally

Gold01
Silver03
Bronze01
Total05

Innsbruck 1984 - Details

YearMedalSportNameEvent
1984GoldPara alpine skiingVivienne MartinWomen's Giant Slalom B2
1984SilverPara alpine skiingVivienne MartinWomen's Alpine Combination B2
1984SilverPara alpine skiingVivienne MartinWomen's Downhill B2
1984SilverPara alpine skiingChristopher OrrMen's Downhill B1
1984BronzePara alpine skiingMark EdwardsMen's Downhill LW3

New Zealand Team

Para alpine skiing
Ed Bickerstaff
Denis Butler
Martin Clark
Patricia Craig
Mark Edwards
Vivienne Martin
Christopher Orr
Craig Philip