Archery Paralympic Sport Pin
Archery Paralympic Sport is open to athletes with a physical disability. Classifications are broken up into three divisions: W1, spinal cord injured and Cerebral Palsy athletes with impairment in all four limbs. W2, wheelchair users with full arm function. W3, standing amputee, Les Autres and Cerebral Palsy standing athletes. Some athletes in the standing group will sit on a high stool for support but will still have their feet touching the ground. Archery Paralympic Sport has been contested at every Summer Paralympic Games since they were first held in 1960.
The pin depicts an athlete of Archery Paralympic Sport
Product: Paralympic Pin
Pin code: #04-194-013
Official Licensed Product
Licensed Manufacturer: Efsimon Collection
Archery Paralympic Sport:
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
The 2004 Summer Paralympics were held in Athens, Greece, from September 17 to September 28. The twelfth Paralympic Games, an estimated 4,000 athletes took part in the Athens programme, with ages ranging from 11 to 66. 3.806 athletes from 135 nations competed in the Athens Paralympics
A total of 1567 medals were awarded during the Athens games: 519 gold, 516 silver, and 532 bronze. China topped the medal count with more gold medals, more silver medals, and more medals overall than any other nation.
The 2004 Summer Paralympics included 19 sports. New events featured in the Games were five-a-side blind football, women’s sitting volleyball, and quads wheelchair tennis.
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