USA Paralympic Champions in Tokyo 2020

Elmira | 04 - 09 - 2021
Paralympic champions

The Summer Olympics 2020, also known as the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, is an international multi-sport parasports game. The International Paralympic Committee manages the event. The Summer Olympics 2020 started on 24 August and will continue till September 5, 2021. Tokyo became the first city to host the Paralympic Games twice. In the Tokyo Paralympic Games, the US athletes bagged several gold medals with their mind-blowing performance. 

Top Paralympic Champions at 2020

Do you know these Paralympic champions in the US? We have listed the top Paralympic champions in the United States who proved true champions by winning gold medals. 

Who Is the Most Popular Paralympic Athlete?
  • A. Natalia Partyka
  • B. Jessica Long
  • C. Trischa Zorn-Hudson
  • D. None of the Above

Anastasia Pagonis 

She is one of the famous Paralympic swimming champions. The 17-year-old swimmer bagged her first Gold Medal in Women’s 400-meter freestyle S110. She is a famous American swimmer who participated in the 2020 Summer Paralympics. She holds the world record in swimming. She lost her sight at age 14 because of an autoimmune disease. 

Gia Pergolini

She earned Gold in Women’s 100-meter backstroke S13 at the 2020 Summer Paralympics. She debuted at the 2017 World Para Swimming Championships and won a silver medal in the 100-meter backstroke S13.

Robert Griswold

Robert Griswold is a famous American swimmer who earned gold in Men’s 100-meter backstroke S8. He is also a part of the 2016 United States Paralympic Swimming Team. He holds many American swimming records, including backstroke, freestyle, butterfly, and individual medleys.

Roxanne Trunnell 

Roxanne Trunnell is a well-known Paralympic equestrian who bagged a gold medal in Individual championship test grade I at Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

Ian Seidenfeld 

Ian Seidenfeld is a famous American para table tennis player who achieved a Gold medal in singles-class 6 at the 2020 Summer Paralympics. 

Nick Mayhugh

Nick Mayhugh is a T37 Paralympic sprint runner from the United States. He earned the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Paralympics.

Jessica Long 

The American Paralympic swimmer won a gold medal in the 200m Individual Medley-SM8 at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. She received more than 50 world championship medals.

Kendall Gretsch

Kendall is a female triathlete, cross-country skier, and biathlete. She represented the United States at the 2020 Summer Paralympics and won a gold medal in Women’s PTWC.

Susannah Scaroni

She is a Paralympic athlete who represented the United States at the 2020 Summer Paralympics. She won a gold medal in the women’s 5000 meters T54 event.

Brad Snyder

Brad Snyder earned a Gold medal in men’s PTVI. He also won two gold medals and one silver medal in London. He also holds three Gold and one silver medal in Rio.

Daniel Romanchuk

This American Paralympic athlete won a Gold medal in the Men’s 400 meters T54 at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. He competes in wheelchair racing competitions. He was the champion in the Chicago Marathon held on October 7, 2018. He was the first American athlete to win the men’s wheelchair race at the New York City Marathon.

McKenzie Coan

She is an American swimmer who achieved the gold medal in the Women’s 400-meter freestyle S7 at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. 

Roderick Townsend-Roberts 

Roderick Townsend-Roberts bagged a gold medal in men’s high jump T47 at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. He was the winner of the high jump and long jump events at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

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