Vietnam at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

Vietnam at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
IPC code VIE
NPC Vietnam Paralympic Association
in Athens
Competitors 4 in 3 sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Paralympics appearances

Vietnam competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The country was represented by four athletes competing in three sports: track and field, powerlifting and swimming. Vietnam's delegation had the particularity of being composed entirely of female athletes. None of them won a medal.[1]

In track and field, Nhu Thi Khoa took part in the 200m and 400m sprints, in the T54 and T53 categories respectively. In the former, she finished last in her heat, with a time of 35.98. In the latter, she was also last in her heat, completing the race in 1:03.26.

In powerlifting, Nguyen Thi Hong entered the up to 44kg category, and lifted 75kg, finishing 5th out of 8 competitors. Her compatriot Chau Hoang Tyuet Loan, in the up to 48kg category, also finished 5th out of 8, lifting 80kg.

In swimming, in the 100m breaststroke (SB11 category), Nguyen Thi Hao was a non-starter.[2]

See also


This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 3/17/2015. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.