Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games

The GB Rowing Team topped the medal table in Beijing at the 2008 Paralympic Games.

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RankCountryMedalsTotal
1Union Jack
Great Britain
Two
Zero
One
Three
2Chinese flag
People’s Republic of China
One
Zero
Zero
One
3Italian flag
Italy
One
Zero
Zero
One
4Stars and Stripes flag of United States of America
United States of America
Zero
One
One
Two
5Australian flag
Australia
Zero
One
Zero
One
Rank:
1
Country:
Union Jack
Great Britain
Medals:
Two
Zero
One
Total:
Three
Rank:
2
Country:
Chinese flag
People’s Republic of China
Medals:
One
Zero
Zero
Total:
One
Rank:
3
Country:
Italian flag
Italy
Medals:
One
Zero
Zero
Total:
One
Rank:
4
Country:
Stars and Stripes flag of United States of America
United States of America
Medals:
Zero
One
One
Total:
Two
Rank:
5
Country:
Australian flag
Australia
Medals:
Zero
One
Zero
Total:
One
Gold Medallists
Men's single scull gold medal 2008 Beijing Paralympics Tom AggarMen’s single scull
Tom Aggar
Women's single scull gold medallist 2008 Beijing Paralympics Helene RaynsfordWomen’s single scull
Helene Raynsford
Gold Medallists:
Men's single scull gold medal 2008 Beijing Paralympics Tom Aggar
Men’s single scull
Tom Aggar
Gold Medallists:
Women's single scull gold medallist 2008 Beijing Paralympics Helene Raynsford
Women’s single scull
Helene Raynsford
Bronze Medallists
LTA mixed four bronze medallist 2008 Beijing Paralympics Vicki Hansford, Naomi Riches, Alastair Mckean, James Morgan and cox Alan ShermanLTAmix4+
Vicki Hansford, Naomi Riches, Alastair Mckean, James Morgan and Alan Sherman (cox).
Bronze Medallists:
LTA mixed four bronze medallist 2008 Beijing Paralympics Vicki Hansford, Naomi Riches, Alastair Mckean, James Morgan and cox Alan Sherman
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Vicki Hansford, Naomi Riches, Alastair Mckean, James Morgan and Alan Sherman (cox).

News Reports from Beijing 2008

Inaugural Paralympic team announced

Rowing makes its Paralympic Games debut in Beijing this September and ParalympicsGB has named the eight-strong squad for the Games. Britain will be represented in all four boat classes at this summer’s Paralympics following British performances at the World Championships in Munich in 2007.

Rowing set to make Paralympic history

Rowing is set to make its own piece of history tomorrow when the sport makes its debut on the Paralympic Games stage.

Two Golds and a Bronze as GB Tops Table

ParalympicsGB's rowing squad took two golds and a bronze today as GB topped the table at the sport's inaugural Paralympic Games regatta on the lake at Shunyi, Beijing.


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