XIII. Summer-Paralympics
September 06 – 17, 2008



Slogan: One World - One Dream

Facts & Figure

4.000 athletes (35% women, 65% men)

2.200 officials

19 Sports: Athletics, Archery, Boccia, Cycling, Equestrian, Football (5 or 7 a side), Goalball, Judo, Powerlifting, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball Sitting, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Fencing, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis

471 medal competitions

Medals table Austria:

4 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medals

To find detailed information about the Austrian Team and a diary of the Paralympics BEIJING 2008 in German, please go to our BEIJING 2008-Homepage.


Fu Niu Lele

Fu Niu Lele, mascot of the Paralympics 2008 in Beijing