United States at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

United States is a federal republic composed of 50 states, the federal district of Washington, D.C., five major territories, and various possessions. It’s capital is Washington, D.C. and largest city is New York City.

United States has been taking part in the Summer Paralympics since 1960.

United States will once again compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 to 18 September 2016.

So far, United States has participated in 14 Summer Paralympics Games, and has won 697 Gold, 615 Silver and 627 Bronze medals.

United States at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

I am sure people of United States would be eager to know about Athletes / Participants taking part in Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

United States Athletes Participating in Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics:

Archery -

  • Andre Shelby, Ben Thompson, Kinga Kiss Johnson, Eric Bennett Timothy Palumbo, Jacksonville

Athletics -

  • Roderick Townsend, Grace Norman, Allysa Seely, David Brown, Kym Crosby, Chaz Davis, Lex Gillette, Tyson Gunter, Ivonne Mosquera-Schmidt, Markeith Price, Jerome Avery, Mason Rhodes, Wes Williams, Kyle Wardwell, Markeith Price.

Cycling -

  • Allison Jones

Equestrian -

Details Awaited

Football 7-a-side football -

  • Men’s Team

Goalball -

  • Men’s Team
  • Women’s Team

Judo -

  • Dartanyon Crockett – Men’s -90 kg
  • Christella Garcia
  • Ben Goodrich Myles Porter

Paracanoe -

  • Alana Nichols

Rowing -

  • Jacqui Kapinowski
  • KateLynne Steinke
  • Jaclyn Smith

Sailing -

Details Awaited

Shooting -

  • McKenna Dahl – R4 – 10m Air Rifle Standing Mixed SH2
  • Michael Tagliapietra – P3 – 25m Pistol Mixed SH1
  • John Joss III – R6- Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1
  • Tammy Delano – R3 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1
  • Jazmin Almlie – R4 Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2

Sitting volleyball -

  • Men’s Team
  • Women’s Team

Swimming -

  • Bradley Sndyer – Men’s 100m Freestyle S11
  • Jessica Long, Cailin Currie, Tharon Drake, Tucker Dupree, McClain Hermes, Letticia Martinez, Rebecca Meyers, Martha Reuther, Bradley Snyder, Colleen Young

Triathlon -

  • Krige Schabort, Grace Norman, Allysa Seely, Elizabeth Baker, Jillian Peterson, Particia Walsh, Jessica Jones Meyers

Wheelchair basketball -

  • Men’s Team
  • Women’s Team

Wheelchair rugby -

  • Men’s Team

Wheelchair tennis -

  • Steve Baldwin – Men’s single
  • Jon Rydberg – Men’s single
  • Emmy Kaiser – Women’s single
  • Dana Mathewson – Women’s single
  • Kaitlyn Verfuerth – Women’s single
  • Shelby Baron – Women’s single
  • Nicholas Taylor
  • David Wagner
  • Bryan Barten

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