Dominican Republic at the
Paralympics
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IPC codeDOM
NPCParalympic Committee of the Dominican Republic
Medals
Gold
3
Silver
6
Bronze
1
Total
10
Summer appearances

The Dominican Republic made its Paralympic Games début at the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona, with track and field athlete Rodolfo del Rosario as its sole representative. The country has competed in every subsequent edition of the Summer Paralympics, except 2000, but has never taken part in the Winter Paralympics. Dominican Republic delegations have never contained more than two competitors.[1]

The country's best participation was at the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona and Madrid when Dominican athletes won 9 medals, 2 gold, 6 silver and one bronze.[2] The third gold medal The third gold medal was won 4 years later when Robert Jiménez won and broke the world record in the 200m event in the class T12 in athletics.[3]

List of medallists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Robert Jiménez 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 200 m T12

References

  1. ^ Dominican Republic at the Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  2. ^ "Madrid 1992 – the Paralympic Games that time forgot! | paralympicanorak". Paralympicanorak.wordpress.com. 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  3. ^ Dominican Republic at the Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee