United States at the 1984 Winter Paralympics

The United States sent a delegation to compete at the 1984 Winter Paralympics in Innsbruck, Austria.

United States at the
1984 Winter Paralympics
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IPC codeUSA
NPCUnited States Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics
in Innsbruck
Competitors51
Medals
Gold
7
Silver
14
Bronze
14
Total
35
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

The United States finished 5th in the gold medal and 4th in the total medal count.

MedalistsEdit

The following American athletes won medals at the games. In the 'by discipline' sections below, medalists' names are in bold.

ClassificationEdit

Each event had separate standing, sitting, or visually impaired classifications:

  • LW2 - standing: single leg amputation above the knee
  • LW 3 - standing: double leg amputation below the knee, mild cerebral palsy, or equivalent impairment
  • LW4 - standing: single leg amputation below the knee
  • LW5/7 - standing: double arm amputation
  • LW6/8 - standing: single arm amputation
  • LW9 - standing: amputation or equivalent impairment of one arm and one leg
  • Gr I - sitting: paraplegia with no or some upper abdominal function and no functional sitting balance
  • Gr II - sitting: paraplegia with fair functional sitting balance
  • B1 - visually impaired: no functional vision
  • B2 - visually impaired: up to ca 3-5% functional vision

Alpine skiingEdit

Cross-country skiingEdit

Women
Athlete Events Class Factor % Qualification Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Barbara Lewis
Laura Oftedahl
Jean Parker
Billie Ruth Schlank
4×5 km relay open  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "1984 Innsbruck - Alpine skiing". International Paralympic Committee (IPC). 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-02.