Wheelchair Basketball Paralympic Sport Pin
Wheelchair basketball has been contested at the Summer Paralympics since the 1960 Summer Paralympics in Rome.
Winning the Paralympics is considered to be the highest honor in international wheelchair basketball, followed by the World Championships of the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) for men and women and the respective intercontinental championships.
The pin depicts an athlete of Wheelchair Basketball Paralympic Sport
Product: Paralympic Pin
Pin code: #04-194-015
Official Licensed Product
Licensed Manufacturer: Efsimon Collection
Wheelchair Basketball 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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