Please note:This is not the Official Paralympic Games Web Site




Why the different shaped wheelchairs?
Tennis Chairs
BasketBall Chairs


Sport Focus

Sport : Fencing

2 fencers en guarde. Sketch by unknown artist. Win or lose wheelchair fencers in Athens are getting the
electric chair...a look at the rules of this ancient sport.
Medals Table
Final Rankings
About the Wheelchair designs
Image of racing, tennis and basketball wheelchairs. Click to find out more.

Athlete Profile

Athlete : Jayant Mistry
Event : Wheelchair Tennis

Great Britain's Nº1 and World's Top 10 wheelchair tennis player. 37 years old, full time athlete. Why Jayant is a serious medal contender

Jayant Mistry GB Tennis Player Head Shot
Click Here
For Athens Hotel Accommodation



Shooting is split into 2 categories: SH1 for pistol and rifle shooting without a stand, SH2 for athletes with some upper arm debilitaion preventing them supporting a rifle. The ISSF rules governing the various distance / position are the same as the standard olympics, with the addition of technical details relating to chair back-rest support.

The following disciplines will be competed for in Athens -

Rifle 50m - SH1 only
Men (R7) 40 shots in each of 3 positions (prone - 45 mins, kneeling - 60 mins, standing - 75 mins). The final 8 competitors shoot 10 shots (75 seconds/shot) in standing postion.
Mixed (R6) 60 shots, prone position, in 75 minutes. Final 8 men and women fire 10 shots (45 seconds/shot).
Women (R8) 20 shots in each of prone, kneeling, standing within 135 minutes. Final 8 shoot 10 standing shots (75 seconds/shot)

Rifle 10m - SH1 men and women events. SH2 mixed event only.
Men (R1) and Mixed (R4), 60 standing shots in 105 minutes.
Women (R2), 40 standing shots in 75 minutes. Final 8 of each event face final shoot of 10 shots (75 seconds/shot

Pistol SH1 only.
The pistol events consist of standing position stance with one hand holding/firing with no wrist support at the following distances-
50m mixed (P4)
25m mixed (P3)
10m Men (P1)
10m Women (P2)


Home Sports Countries Athletes Medals News Results About Us Links

This site is not affiliated to the International Paralympic Committee or governing body of any Disabled Sport
Please read our terms and conditions and Privacy Policy. Contact us
©2004 all rights reserved