How many total athletes is Team USA sending to the Tokyo Paralympics?
The US contingent to Tokyo totals 240 athletes, the second-largest in history. Team USA sent 260 athletes to the Rio Games in 2016.
How many US Paralympians are amputee athletes?
The sports with the most amputee athletes on Team USA are track and field (22), swimming (15), sitting volleyball (9), and triathlon (8).
Which member of the 2021 US Paralympic team has the most career medals?
Jessica Long has competed in four previous Paralympics and won 23 medals, including 13 golds. Tatyana McFadden has 17 career medals (7) gold, Garcia-Tolson has five, and Woodhall has two.
Who is the youngest Paralympian competing for Team USA in the Tokyo Games?
Swimmer Keegan Knott was 15 years old at the National Paralympic Trials in June. She turned 16 years old on July 11. Track athlete Ezra Frech, the youngest male Paralympian, is two months older than Knott.
Which of the following amputee Paralympians is not a military veteran?
This is a trick question. All four are Army veterans who lost limbs in combat during the Iraq/Afghanistan conflicts. Stockwell was the first Iraq War veteran to become a Paralympian when she made the swimming team in 2008.
How many members of Team USA are making their Paralympic debut at the Tokyo Games?
More than 100 members of Team USA are Paralympic rookies.
Which amputee Paralympian is competing in two different sports at Tokyo?
Haxton will compete in both rowing and paracanoe.