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
7
Silver
14
Bronze
14
Total
35
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.

Medalists[edit]

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

Classification[edit]

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]

Women
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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