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United States at the Paralympics

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer Games[1]Edit

  Host country (United States)

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
  1960 Rome 11 7 7 25 5
  1964 Tokyo 50 41 32 123 1
  1968 Tel-Aviv 33 27 33 99 1
  1972 Heidelberg 17 27 30 74 2
  1976 Toronto 66 44 45 155 1
  1980 Arnhem 75 66 53 194 1
  1984 Stoke Mandeville
 1984 New York
136 131 129 396 1
  1988 Seoul 92 90 91 273 1
  1992 Barcelona 75 52 48 175 1
  1996 Atlanta 47 46 65 158 1
  2000 Sydney 36 39 34 109 5
  2004 Athens 27 22 39 88 4
  2008 Beijing 36 35 28 99 3
  2012 London 31 29 38 98 6
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 40 44 31 115 4
  2020 Tokyo
  2024 Paris
  2028 Los Angeles
Total 772 700 703 2175 1

Medals by Winter Games[2]Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
  1976 Örnsköldsvik 0 0 0 0 -
  1980 Geilo 4 1 1 6 6
  1984 Innsbruck 7 14 14 35 5
  1988 Innsbruck 7 17 6 30 6
  1992 Tignes-Albertville 19 16 9 45 1
  1994 Lillehammer 24 12 7 43 3
  1998 Nagano 13 8 13 34 3
  2002 Salt Lake City 10 22 11 43 2
  2006 Turin 7 2 3 12 5
  2010 Vancouver 4 5 4 13 6
  2014 Sochi 2 7 9 18 8
  2018 PyeongChang 13 15 8 36 1
  2022 Beijing
Total 109 119 85 313 3

RecordsEdit

Summer ParalympicsEdit

Multi medalistsEdit

Athletes who have won at least three gold medals or five medals at the Summer Paralympics. Bold athletes are athletes who are still active.

No. Athlete Sport Years Games Gender Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Trischa Zorn   Swimming 1980-2004 7 F 41 9 5 55
2 Jessica Long   Swimming 2004-2016 4 F 14 6 4 24
3 Erin Popovich   Swimming 2000-2008 3 F 14 5 0 19
4 Bart Dodson   Athletics 1984-2000 5 M 13 3 4 20
5 John Morgan   Swimming 1984, 1992 2 M 13 2 0 15
5 Elizabeth Scott   Swimming 1992-2000 3 F 10 2 5 17
6 Edward Owen   Athletics
  Swimming
1964-1988 7 M 9 2 2 13
7 Tatyana McFadden   Athletics 2004-2016 4 F 7 6 3 16
8 Jean Driscoll   Athletics 1988-2000 4 F 5 3 4 12
9 Brad Snyder   Swimming 2012-2016 2 M 5 2 0 7
10 Marla Runyan   Athletics 1992-1996 2 F 5 1 0 6
11 David Larson   Athletics 1988-2000 4 M 5 0 3 8
12 Dennis Oehler   Athletics 1988-1996 3 M 4 3 3 10
13 Brian Frasure   Athletics 2000-2008 3 M 4 3 2 9
14 Tony Volpentest   Athletics 1992-2000 3 M 4 1 0 5
15 Paul Nitz   Athletics 1992-2012 6 M 4 0 1 5
16 Danny Andrews   Athletics 2000-2008 3 M 4 0 0 4
16 Raymond Martin   Athletics 2012 1 M 4 0 0 4
18 David Wagner   Wheelchair tennis 2004-2016 4 M 3 3 2 8
19 Freeman Register   Athletics 1992-2000 3 M 3 1 2 6
20 Kelley Becherer   Swimming 2008-2012 2 F 3 0 4 7
21 Justin Zook   Swimming 2004-2012 3 M 3 0 1 4
22 Royal Mitchell   Athletics 2000-2008 3 M 3 0 0 3
22 Jeremy Campbell   Athletics 2008-2012 2 M 3 0 0 3
24 Ross Davis   Athletics 1992-2000 3 M 2 4 3 9
25 Cheri Madsen   Athletics 1996-2016 6 F 2 4 2 8
26 Roy Perkins   Swimming 2008-2016 3 M 2 3 3 8
27 Scot Hollonbeck   Athletics 1992-2004 4 M 2 3 0 5
28 Gregory Burns   Swimming 1996-2000 3 M 2 2 1 5
28 Marlon Shirley   Athletics 2000-2008 3 M 2 2 1 5
30 Karissa Whitsell   Cycling 2004-2008 2 F 2 1 2 5
31 Cortney Jordan   Swimming 2008-2016 3 F 1 8 3 12
32 Amanda McGrory   Athletics 2008-2016 3 F 1 2 4 7
33 Cheri Blauwet   Athletics 2000-2008 3 F 1 1 4 6
34 Aimee Bruder   Swimming 1996-2008 4 F 0 1 4 5

Multi golds at single GamesEdit

This is a list of athletes who have won at least two gold medals in a single Games. Ordered categorically by gold medals earned, sports then year.

No. Athlete Sport Year Gender Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics
1 David Larson   Athletics 1992 M 4 0 0 4
Marla Runyan   Athletics 1992 F 4 0 0 4
3 Danny Andrews   Athletics 2004 M 3 0 0 3
4 Dennis Oehler   Athletics 1988 M 3 0 1 4
5 Jean Driscoll   Athletics 1996 F 2 1 1 4
6 Curt Brinkman   Athletics 1980 M 2 1 0 3
Joe Gaetani   Athletics 1992 M 2 1 0 3
8 Maureen Gaynor   Athletics 1988 F 2 0 0 2
Cycling
1 Karissa Whitsell
Guide: Katie Compton
  Cycling 2004 F 2 1 1 4
2 Barbara Buchan   Cycling 2008 F 2 0 0 2
Swimming
1 Trischa Zorn   Swimming 1988 F 12 0 0 12
2 John Morgan   Swimming 1992 M 8 2 0 10
3 Erin Popovich   Swimming 2004 F 7 0 0 7
Elizabeth Scott   Swimming 1992 F 7 0 0 7
5 Jessica Long   Swimming 2012 F 5 2 1 7
6 McKenzie Coan   Swimming 2016 F 3 1 0 4
Rebecca Meyers   Swimming 2016 F 3 1 0 4
Brad Snyder   Swimming 2016 M 3 1 0 4
9 Gregory Burns   Swimming 1996 M 2 1 0 3
10 Kelley Becherer   Swimming 2012 F 2 0 2 4
Wheelchair tennis
1 Randy Snow   Wheelchair tennis 1992 M 2 0 0 2
Multiple sports
1 Ed Owen   Athletics 1968 M 4 0 1 7
  Swimming 2 0 0
2 Sharon Hedrick   Athletics 1980 F 3 1 0 5
  Wheelchair basketball 0 0 1

Multi medals at single eventEdit

This is a list of athletes who have won at least three medals in a single event at the Summer Paralympics. Ordered categorically by medals earned, sports then gold medals earned.

No. Athlete Sport Event Years Games Gender Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Trischa Zorn   Swimming 100m backstroke 1980-2004 7 F 5 1 1 7
2 Jessica Long   Swimming 400m freestyle 2004-2016 4 F 3 1 0 4
3 Ross Davis   Athletics 100 metres 1992-2000 3 M 2 1 0 3
Bart Dodson   Athletics 200 metres 1992-2000 3 M 2 1 0 3
Rudy Garcia-Tolson   Swimming 200m individual medley 2004-2012 3 M 2 1 0 3
Roy Perkins   Swimming 50m butterfly 2008-2016 3 M 2 1 0 3
7 David Larson   Athletics 400 metres 1988-1996 3 M 2 0 1 3

Most appearancesEdit

This is a list of athletes who have competed in four or more Summer Paralympics. Active athletes are in bold. Athletes who were aged under 15 years of age and over 40 years of age in bold.

No. Athlete Sport Birth Year Games Years First/Last Age Gender Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Pamela Fontaine   Table tennis
  Wheelchair basketball
1964 1984-2016 20 - 52 F 0 1 1 2
2 Trischa Zorn   Swimming 1964 1980-2004 16 - 40 F 44 9 5 55
3 Lex Gillette   Athletics 1984 2004-2016 20 - 32 M 0 4 0 4

Winter ParalympicsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Summer Paralympics". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  2. ^ "United States Winter Paralympics". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2011.