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Libya at the 2000 Summer Paralympics

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Libya at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Libya (1977-2011).svg
IPC codeLBA
NPCLibyan Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympic.ly
in Sydney
Competitors17 in 3 sports
Medals
Ranked 64th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

Libya sent its largest ever delegation to the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, with three judokas, two powerlifters and a sitting volleyball team. The country's only female competitor, Ghazala M. Ali in powerlifting, was the first ever woman to represent Libya at the Paralympic Games.

Team

Competing in only their second ever Paralympic Games, Libya was represented 17 sportspeople in Sydney, including three judokas, two powerlifters and a sitting volleyball team.[1][2] The country's only female competitor, Ghazala M. Ali in powerlifting, was the first ever woman to represent Libya at the Paralympic Games.[2]

Medals

Australian sitting volleyball team serves the ball to Libya during 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games match, seen from above.
Australian sitting volleyball team serves the ball to Libya during 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games match, seen from above.
The Australian sitting volleyball team vs Libya during 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games match, seen from above,
The Australian sitting volleyball team vs Libya during 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games match, seen from above,

The 2000 Games saw Libya win its first (and so far only) Paralympic medal, when Abdelrahim Hamed took bronze in the men's over 100 kg in powerlifting, lifting 235 kg.[3]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Abdelrahim Hamed Powerlifting Men's +100 kg

See also

References

  1. ^ LAUFF, JACKIE (2007). "DEVELOPING COUNTRY PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL DISABILITY SPORT COMPETITION: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE" (PDF). Masters Thesis. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b Libya at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  3. ^ Libya at the Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee


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