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|NPC||Kenya National Paralympic Committee|
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.
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.
|1984 Stoke Mandeville||1||1||1||3|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||3||1||2||6|
|Totals (11 games)||19||16||13||48|
|Gold||John Britton||1972 Heidelberg||Swimming||Men's 25m freestyle 2|
|Gold||Lucy Wanjiru||1980 Arnhem||Athletics||Women's javelin throw 3|
|Silver||Japheth Musyoki||1980 Arnhem||Athletics||Men's discus throw 3|
|Silver||Japheth Musyoki||1980 Arnhem||Athletics||Men's shot put 3|
|Gold||Japheth Musyoki||/ 1984 Stoke Mandeville/New York||Athletics||Men's shot put 3|
|Silver||Japheth Musyoki||/ 1984 Stoke Mandeville/New York||Athletics||Men's discus throw 3|
|Bronze||Lucy Wanjiru||/ 1984 Stoke Mandeville/New York||Athletics||Women's javelin throw 3|
|Silver||Samson Mosoti||1988 Seoul||Athletics||Men's javelin throw 5|
|Silver||Grace Muteti||1988 Seoul||Athletics||Women's javelin throw 2|
|Silver||Lucy Wanjiru Njorogg||1988 Seoul||Athletics||Women's javelin throw 3|
|Silver||Patricia Kihungi||1988 Seoul||Lawn bowls||Women's singles 2-6|
|Bronze||Lucy Wanjiru Njorogg||1988 Seoul||Athletics||Women's shot put 3|
|Gold||Mary Nakhumicha||1992 Barcelona||Athletics||Women's javelin throw THW7|
|Bronze||Rose Atieno Olang||1992 Barcelona||Athletics||Women's javelin throw THW7|
|Gold||Christopher Moori||1996 Atlanta||Athletics||Men's javelin throw F41|
|Silver||Mary Nakhumicha||1996 Atlanta||Athletics||Women's javelin throw F55-57|
|Gold||Henry Wanyoike||2000 Sydney||Athletics||Men's 5000m T11|
|Silver||Mary Nakhumicha||2000 Sydney||Athletics||Women's javelin throw F58|
|Bronze||Evelyne Khatsembula||2000 Sydney||Athletics||Women's 100m T37|
|Bronze||Mary Nakhumicha||2000 Sydney||Athletics||Women's shot put F57|
|Gold||Henry Wanyoike||2004 Athens||Athletics||Men's 5000m T11|
|Gold||Joseph Ngorialuk||2004 Athens||Athletics||Men's 5000m T13|
|Gold||Henry Wanyoike||2004 Athens||Athletics||Men's 10000m T11|
|Silver||Julia Longorkaye||2004 Athens||Athletics||Women's 1500m T12|
|Bronze||Emanuel Asinikal||2004 Athens||Athletics||Men's 1500m T13|
|Bronze||Frangs Karanja||2004 Athens||Athletics||Men's 5000m T11|
|Bronze||Emanuel Asinikal||2004 Athens||Athletics||Men's 5000m T12|
|Gold||Henry Kiprono Kirwa||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 1500m T13|
|Gold||Abraham Tarbei||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 1500m T46|
|Gold||Henry Kirwa||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 5000m T13|
|Gold||Abraham Tarbei||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 5000m T46|
|Gold||Henry Kirwa||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 10000m T12|
|Silver||Samwel Kimani||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 1500m T11|
|Silver||Francis Thuo Karanja||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 5000m T11|
|Silver||Mary Nakhumicha||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Women's javelin throw F57-58|
|Bronze||Henry Wanyoike||2008 Beijing||Athletics||Men's 5000m T11|
|Gold||Samwel Kimani||2012 London||Athletics||Men's 1500m T11|
|Gold||Abraham Tarbei||2012 London||Athletics||Men's 1500m T46|
|Silver||David Korir||2012 London||Athletics||Men's 800m T13|
|Silver||David Korir||2012 London||Athletics||Men's 1500m T13|
|Bronze||Abraham Tarbei||2012 London||Athletics||Men's 800m T46|
|Bronze||Henry Kirwa||2012 London||Athletics||Men's 5000m T12|
|Gold||Samwel Kimani||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Athletics||Men's 1500m T11|
|Gold||Samwel Kimani||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Athletics||Men's 5000m T11|
|Gold||Henry Kirwa||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Athletics||Men's 5000m T13|
|Silver||Nancy Koech||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Athletics||Women's 1500m T11|
|Bronze||Henry Kirwa||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Athletics||Men's 1500m T13|
|Bronze||Wilson Bii||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Athletics||Men's 5000m T11|
The Paralympic Games or Paralympics are a periodic series of international multi-sport events involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which since the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, are held almost immediately following the respective Olympic Games. All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Kenya competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. This was the nation's eleventh appearance at the Olympics, except the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the African and United States boycott.
Kenya first participated at the Olympic Games in 1956, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 and 1980 Games. Kenya participated in the Winter Olympic Games in 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2018. Kenyan athletes have won 103 medals in total, all from boxing and track and field events, making them the most successful African committee at the Olympics. In terms of total medals won, the most recent Summer Olympics have been Kenya's most successful, producing 42 medals between them.
Rwanda has competed in ten Summer Olympic Games. They have never competed in the Winter Olympic Games.
Bahrain has competed in 9 Summer Olympic Games. They have never competed in the Winter Olympic Games.
Kenya competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. Kenya won a total of 14 medals, 6 of them gold, its best ever performance at the Olympics.
Canada has participated eleven times in the Summer Paralympic Games and in all Winter Paralympic Games. They first competed at the Summer Games in 1968 and the Winter Games in 1976.
Kyrgyzstan made its Paralympic Games début at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, and has competed in every edition of the Summer Paralympics since then - albeit with delegations consisting in no more than three athletes. Kyrgyzstan made its début at the Winter Paralympics in 2014 in Sochi.
Zimbabwe has been competing at the Paralympic Games since the country became independent in 1980; it had previously competed as Rhodesia. Zimbabwe was absent from the Games in 1988 and 1992, returning in 1996 with a two-man delegation, and has competed at every edition of the Summer Paralympics since then. It has never taken part in the Winter Paralympics.
Mexico made its Paralympic Games début at the 1972 Summer Paralympics in Heidelberg, with a delegation of seven athletes competing in track and field, swimming, weightlifting and wheelchair fencing. It has competed in every edition of the Summer Paralympics since then, and made its Winter Paralympics début in 2006.
Saudi Arabia made its Paralympic Games début at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, with two competitors in powerlifting. The country has participated in every subsequent edition of the Summer Paralympics, but has never entered the Winter Paralympics. All Saudis have competed in athletics or powerlifting.
Portugal made its Paralympic Games début at the 1972 Summer Paralympics, where it was represented solely by a men's team in wheelchair basketball. They were eliminated at the preliminary stage of the competition, with one victory and three defeats. Portugal was then absent from the Paralympic Games until the 1984 Summer Games, where its athletes won the country's first fourteen medals, including three gold in track and field and one in boccia. Portugal has competed at every subsequent edition of the Summer Paralympics, but -almost uniquely among Western European countries- has never taken part in the Winter Games.
Kenya competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics. They were represented by 13 sportspeople, 5 women and 8 men, at the Sydney, Australia hosted Games. Kenyan Paralympians won four medals at these games, one gold, one silver and two bronze.
Kenya competed at the 1996 Summer Paralympics. The country sent a 17 strong athlete delegation to Atlanta, United States.
Kenya competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom from August 29 to September 9, 2012, where they were represented by thirteen athletes who won six medals at these games, two gold, two silver and two bronze. All the country's Paralympians competed in athletics. Kenya had originally qualified a larger team, and in more sports like powerlifting and rowing.
Kenya competed at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016.
Kenya competed at the 1988 Summer Paralympics in Seoul, South Korea.
Kenya competed at the 1984 Summer Paralympics in Stoke Mandeville, Great Britain and New York City, United States.
Kenya competed at the 1980 Summer Paralympics in Arnhem, Netherlands. The seventeen member strong tem competed in athletics, weightlifting, lawn bowls and table tennis, claiming a gold medal and two silver medals. Lucy Wanjiru 's gold in the Women's Javelin 3 event was the first gold earned by a Kenyan woman at the Paralympic Games.
Kenya competed at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 August to 5 September 2021.