Kenya at the Paralympics

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Kenya at the
Paralympics
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IPC code KEN
NPC Kenya National Paralympic Committee
Medals
Gold
19
Silver
16
Bronze
13
Total
48
Summer appearances

Kenya made its Paralympic Games début at the 1972 Summer Paralympics. It was absent in 1976, but returned to the 1980 Summer Games and has competed in every edition of the Summer Paralympics since then. It has never competed at the Winter Paralympics.

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Kenyans have won a total of thirty-six Paralympic medals: fourteen gold, thirteen silver and nine bronze. All but one of these medals have been in track and field. This puts Kenya in 49th place on the all-time Paralympic Games medal table.

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

GamesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1972 Heidelberg 1001
1980 Arnhem 1203
1984 Stoke Mandeville 1113
1988 Seoul 0415
1992 Barcelona 1012
1996 Atlanta 1102
2000 Sydney 1124
2004 Athens 3137
2008 Beijing 5319
2012 London 2226
2016 Rio de Janeiro 3126
Totals (11 games)19161348

Medals by Summer Sport

Source: [1]

GamesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg Athletics 18151346
Swimming pictogram (Paralympics).svg Swimming 1001
Lawn bowls pictogram.svg Lawn Bowls 0101
Total19161348

Medalists

MedalNameGamesSportEvent
Gold medal icon.svg Gold John Britton Flag of Germany.svg 1972 Heidelberg Swimming Men's 25m freestyle 2
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Lucy Wanjiru Flag of the Netherlands.svg 1980 Arnhem Athletics Women's javelin throw 3
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Japheth Musyoki Flag of the Netherlands.svg 1980 Arnhem Athletics Men's discus throw 3
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Japheth Musyoki Flag of the Netherlands.svg 1980 Arnhem Athletics Men's shot put 3
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Japheth Musyoki Flag of the United Kingdom.svg / Flag of the United States.svg 1984 Stoke Mandeville/New York Athletics Men's shot put 3
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Japheth Musyoki Flag of the United Kingdom.svg / Flag of the United States.svg 1984 Stoke Mandeville/New York Athletics Men's discus throw 3
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Lucy Wanjiru Flag of the United Kingdom.svg / Flag of the United States.svg 1984 Stoke Mandeville/New York Athletics Women's javelin throw 3
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Samson Mosoti Flag of South Korea.svg 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's javelin throw 5
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Grace Muteti Flag of South Korea.svg 1988 Seoul Athletics Women's javelin throw 2
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Lucy Wanjiru Njorogg Flag of South Korea.svg 1988 Seoul Athletics Women's javelin throw 3
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Patricia Kihungi Flag of South Korea.svg 1988 Seoul Lawn bowls Women's singles 2-6
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Lucy Wanjiru Njorogg Flag of South Korea.svg 1988 Seoul Athletics Women's shot put 3
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Mary Nakhumicha Flag of Spain.svg 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's javelin throw THW7
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Rose Atieno Olang Flag of Spain.svg 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's javelin throw THW7
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Christopher Moori Flag of the United States.svg 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's javelin throw F41
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Mary Nakhumicha Flag of the United States.svg 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's javelin throw F55-57
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Henry Wanyoike Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 5000m T11
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Mary Nakhumicha Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's javelin throw F58
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Evelyne Khatsembula Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 100m T37
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Mary Nakhumicha Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's shot put F57
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Henry Wanyoike Flag of Greece.svg 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 5000m T11
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Joseph Ngorialuk Flag of Greece.svg 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 5000m T13
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Henry Wanyoike Flag of Greece.svg 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 10000m T11
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Julia Longorkaye Flag of Greece.svg 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 1500m T12
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Emanuel Asinikal Flag of Greece.svg 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 1500m T13
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Frangs Karanja Flag of Greece.svg 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 5000m T11
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Emanuel Asinikal Flag of Greece.svg 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 5000m T12
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Henry Kiprono Kirwa Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 1500m T13
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Abraham Tarbei Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 1500m T46
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Henry Kirwa Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000m T13
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Abraham Tarbei Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000m T46
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Henry Kirwa Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 10000m T12
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Samwel Kimani Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 1500m T11
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Francis Thuo Karanja Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000m T11
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Mary Nakhumicha Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's javelin throw F57-58
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Henry Wanyoike Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000m T11
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Samwel Kimani Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 London Athletics Men's 1500m T11
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Abraham Tarbei Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 London Athletics Men's 1500m T46
Silver medal icon.svg Silver David Korir Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 London Athletics Men's 800m T13
Silver medal icon.svg Silver David Korir Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 London Athletics Men's 1500m T13
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Abraham Tarbei Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 London Athletics Men's 800m T46
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Henry Kirwa Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 London Athletics Men's 5000m T12
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Samwel Kimani Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's 1500m T11
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Samwel Kimani Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's 5000m T11
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Henry Kirwa Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's 5000m T13
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Nancy Koech Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Women's 1500m T11
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Henry Kirwa Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's 1500m T13
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Wilson Bii Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's 5000m T11

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