Austria in Beijing Paralympic Games 2008


In this session of Paraolympic Games, China has crushed the sport festival by winning more than the double of the the top-second scorer UK. USA is pushed to the third position.

The top five countries on the Medal-Tally in the Paralympic Games 2008 held in Beijing are –

Countries Gold Silver Bronze Total
CHINA 89 70 52 211
UK 42 29 31 102
USA 36 35 28 99
UKRAINE 24 18 32 74
AUSTRALIA 23 29 27 79
OTHERS 259 290 317 866
Total 473 471 487 1431

Austria has won the following medals in the Beijing Paralympic Games 2008 –

Gold – 4
Andrea Scherney (Women’s Long Jump)
Andreas Vevera  (Men’s Table Tennis)
Wolfgang Schattauer  (Men’s Road Cycling)
Thomas Geierspeichler (Men’s Marathon)
   
Silver – 1
Wolfgang Eibeck (Men’s Road Cycling)
   
Bronze – 1
Thomas Geierspeichler (Men’s 800m)

Updated on 18.09.2008

Andrea Scherney grabs Women’s Long Jump F44 gold (Photo credit: Xinhua)

Vevera Andreas wins Men’s Table Tennis Individual Class 1 Gold (Photo Credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Wolfgang Schattauer wins the gold in Men’s Individual Time Trial HC A (Photo credit: Xinhua)

Thomas Geierspichler (C), Ueyonabaru Hirokazu (R) and Takada Toshihiro (Photo credit: Xinhua)

Golden Thomas Geierspichler poses winner of Men’s Marathon T52 (Photo credit: Xinhua)

Thomas Geierspichler of Austria won the Men’s Marathon T52 with a world record time of 1:40:07 during the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing on September 17, 2008. Ueyonabaru Hirokazu and Takada Toshihiro of Japan took the silver and bronze, respectively.(Photo credit: Xinhua)

The Siverboy Wolfgang Eibeck posing his medal won in Cycling

Austrian flag one step before Swiss flag on the Beijing Paralympic Closure Ceremony

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~ by wienmandu on September 14, 2008.

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