Rwanda at the Paralympics

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Rwanda at the
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NPC National Paralympic Committee of Rwanda
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Rwanda made its Paralympic Games début at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney. It was represented by a single competitor, male swimmer Cesar Rwagasana. In 2004, Rwanda sent two runners: Olive Akobasenga and Jean de Dieu Nkundabera. Nkundabera won bronze in men's 800m race (T46 category). He was the country's sole representative in 2008, entering the same event, but this time failed to advance past the heats. [1]

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Rwanda has never participated in the Winter Paralympics. [2]

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NameGamesSportEventTimeRank
Cesar Rwagasana 2000 Sydney Swimming Men's 50 m Freestyle S1042.397th (last) in heat 2;
did not advance
Olive Akobasenga 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 200 m T4631.816th (last) in heat 2;
did not advance
Jean de Dieu Nkundabera 2004 AthensAthleticsMen's 800 m T46heats: 1:59.30 (5th in heat 1)
final: 1:58.95
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze
Jean de Dieu Nkundabera 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 800 m T462:02.125th in heat 2;
did not advance

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