AFRICA AT THE PARALYMPICS: Henry Wanyoike of Kenya circles the track with his country’s flag after setting a world record in the Mens 5000m (T11) Final at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games for a gold medal while teamate Tangs F. Karanja follows after taking the bronze. (x)
Kenyans have won a total of thirty-six Paralympic medals: fourteen gold, thirteen silver and nine bronze. All but one (a gold medal in the men’s 25m freestyle swimming at the 1972 games) of these medals have been in track and field.
Kenya is currently ranked 49th on the all-time Paralympic Games medal table.