United States at the 1984 Winter Paralympics

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United States at the Paralympic Games

Flag of the United States
IPC code  USA
NPC United States Paralympic Committee
Website www.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics
At the 1984 Winter Paralympics in Innsbruck
Competitors 51
Medals Gold
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

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

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


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


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 skiing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Alpine skiing[edit]

Cross-country skiing - Paralympic pictogram.png Cross-country skiing[edit]

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 2nd

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