NEW ZEALAND IN COMPETITION AT THE Nagano 1998 PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES:

  • 5 Kiwi Paralympians, 2 returning Paralympians and 3 debutants
  • The New Zealand Paralympic Team included 3 male and 2 female Paralympians
  • 1 Para sport competed in – Para alpine skiing
  • 6 medals won by New Zealand – 4 GOLD, 1 SILVER and 1 BRONZE
  • Paralympian #85 Mathew Butson won 4 medals, 3 gold and 1 silver
  • 11th in the world overall medal table
  • 562 Paralympians from 31 countries competed in 5 Para sports in Nagano 1998

Nagano 1998 - Medal Tally

Gold04
Silver01
Bronze01
Total06

Nagano 1998 - Details

YearMedalSportNameEvent
1998GoldPara alpine skiingMathew ButsonMen's Giant Slalom LW9
1998GoldPara alpine skiingMathew ButsonMen's Slalom LW9
1998GoldPara alpine skiingMathew ButsonMen's Super-G LW9
1998GoldPara alpine skiingKevin O'SullivanMen's Super-G LW1,3,5/7
1998SilverPara alpine skiingMathew ButsonMen's Downhill LW1,3,5/7,9
1998BronzePara alpine skiingSteven BayleyMen's Giant Slalom LW4

New Zealand Team

Para alpine akiing
Rachael Battersby
Steven Bayley
Mathew Butson
Kevin O’Sullivan
Sue Gardiner (nee Walker)