Team Kenya bagged six medals in the 2016 Paralympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Kenya was ranked 35th globally and 6th on the African continent with 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 2 bronze medals.
Samwel Mushai Kimani won two gold medals in the men’s T11 5000m final and T11 1500m final. His counterpart Wilson Bii won a bronze medal in the men’s T11 5000m final. Henry Kirwa won the men’s T12 5000m and bagged a bronze medal in the men’s T11 1500m final. Nancy Chelagat Koech won a silver medal in the women’s T11 1500m final.
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