Latvia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Latvia at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
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IPC code LAT
NPC Latvian Paralympic Committee
Website (in Latvian)
in London
Competitors 8 in 3 sports
Ranked 47th
Summer Paralympics appearances
Other related appearances
 Soviet Union (1988)

Latvia competed with eight competitors[1] at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom from 29 August to 9 September 2012.[2]


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Aigars Apinis Athletics Men's Shot Put F52-53 31 August
 Silver Aigars Apinis Athletics Men's Discus Throw F51-53 6 September


Men’s Track and Road Events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Edgars Kļaviņš 200m T13 24.35 6 Did not advance
Men’s Field Events
Athlete Event Distance Points Rank
Aigars Apinis Shot Put F52-53 10.23 1039 1st, gold medalist(s)
Discus Throw F51-53 21.00 1010 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Edgars Kļaviņš Long Jump F13 5.57 N/A 13
Andis Ozolnieks Shot Put F46 13.45 N/A 7
Dmitrijs Silovs Long Jump F37-38 5.29 N/A 9
Women’s Field Events
Athlete Event Distance Rank
Liene Gruzīte Long Jump F37-38 3.40 12
Shot Put F37 7.83 10
Taiga Kantāne Shot Put F37 9.21 8
Discus Throw F37 23.94 9


Athlete Horse Event Total
Score Rank
Rihards Snikus Chardonnay Individual Championship Ia 70.400 4
Individual Freestyle Ia 72.050 6


Athletes Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Jānis Plotnieks 100m backstroke S10 1:03.82 8 Q 1:04.00 8

See also


  1. ^ "Mūsējo sportistu starti Paralimpiskajās spēlēs Londonā 2012" (in Latvian). Latvian Paralympic Committee. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Latvia - 2012 Paralympic News, Athletes, Medals". LOCOG. Archived from the original on 29 August 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.

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