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IIGA Member Islands Represented at Paralympic Games in Beijing

Fri, 05 Sep 2008

The Paralympic Games will take place in Beijing September 6th - 17th 2008 and the IIGA Member Islands will be represented by 5 athletes and one official. GOTLAND (representing Sweden) Gabriella Löf: Para-Equestrian Dressage (Paralympic Games 2004: 4th in team event and 6th in individual event) Niklas Larsson: Wheelchair Basketball men (Paralympic Games 2004: competed in Wheelchair Tennis) Anna Nilsson: Goalball Women RHODES (representing Greece) Thanasis Barakas: Athletics, Long Jump and Triple Jump men (Paralympic Games 2000: Gold in Long Jump, Paralympic Games 2004: 5th in Long Jump and 8th in Triple Jump) Ioannis Protos: Athletics, 400m men (Paralympic Games 2004: Silver in 400m) Denis Le Breuilly from Jersey will be officiating for Sitting Volleyball If you know of anyone competing not listed above please contact the IIGA Office on