· 10 Xccelerate 2 Xcellence athletes represented New Zealand at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
· 7 medals and 2 world records were achieved by Xccelerate 2 Xcellence athletes in London.
· 7 Xccelerate 2 Xcellence athletes achieved a top 7 placing in London.
· 27 Xccelerate 2 Xcellence athletes represented New Zealand at a World Championships.
· 162 of the Xccelerate 2 Xcellence applicants were active in Paralympic Sport at some level.
Xcellence was initially targeted towards the London 2012 Paralympic Games,
however a larger group of athletes were also identified to build towards the Rio
2016 Paralympic Games and beyond. Identified athletes have now progressed into
their sports specific development programmes (where appropriate) and continue to
train and compete towards future success.
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