Bart Dodson

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Bart Dodson
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Competitor for  United States
Paralympic Games
Gold 1984 Stoke Mandeville / New York Club Throw - 1A
Gold 1984 Stoke Mandeville / New York High Jump - 1A
Gold 1988 Seoul 4x100 metre relay - 1A-1C
Gold 1988 Seoul 4x100 metre relay - 1A-1C
Gold 1992 Barcelona 100 metres - TW1
Gold 1992 Barcelona 200 metres - TW1
Gold 1992 Barcelona 400 metres - TW1
Gold 1992 Barcelona 800 metres - TW1
Gold 1992 Barcelona 1500 metres - TW1
Gold 1992 Barcelona 5000 metres - TW1
Gold 1992 Barcelona 4x100 metre relay - TW1-2
Gold 1992 Barcelona 4x400 metre relay - TW1-2
Gold 2000 Sydney 200 metres - T51
Silver 1984 Stoke Mandeville / New York 200 metres - 1A
Silver 1988 Seoul 100 metres - 1A
Silver 1996 Atlanta Marathon - T50
Bronze 1988 Seoul 1500 metres - 1A
Bronze 1988 Seoul Marathon - 1A
Bronze 1996 Atlanta 800 metres - T50
Bronze 2000 Sydney 400 metres - T51

Bart Dodson is a paralympic athlete from the United States competing mainly in category T51 wheelchair racing events.

Biography[edit]

Bart has been part of Five summer paralympics, winning twenty medals thirteen of them gold. His first games were in 1984 where despite competing in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m, winning a silver in the 200m it was unusually in the field events where he won gold medals in the club throw and pentathlon in what would prove the only time he competed in the field at the paralympics. By the 1988 Summer Paralympics bart was competing exclusively on the track competing in every distance from 200m to marathon winning bronze in the 1500m and marathon he was also part of the American gold medal winning relay teams in the 4x100m and 4x200m. 1992 Summer Paralympics would prove to be the apex of Bart's career as he dominated on the track winning every distance from 100m to 5000m as well as winning two relay golds with the American 4x100m and 4x400m teams. His fourth games in 1996 were not as successful as he only picked up a bronze in 800m and silver in the marathon and missed out on medals entirely in the 1500m and 400m. His last games in 2000 yielded yet another gold medal in the 200m as well as a further bronze in the 400m this time missing out in the 800m and 1500m.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bart Dodson's profile on paralympic.org