United States at the 2004 Summer 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 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens
Competitors 235 in 18[1] sports
Flag bearer Kevin Szott (opening)[2]
Trischa Zorn (closing)[3]
Medals
Rank: 4
Gold
27
Silver
22
Bronze
39
Total
88
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

The United States sent a delegation to compete at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. A total of 235 U.S. competitors took part in 18 sports; the only sport Americans did not compete in was soccer 5-a-side.[1][2] The United States finished fourth in the gold and overall medal count, behind China, Great Britain and Canada.[4][5]

Medalists[edit]

The following American athletes won medals at the games.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2004 Athens". International Paralympic Committee. 2004. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  2. ^ a b O'Connell, Carla (2004-09-17). "Games to Begin for 2004 U.S. Paralympic Team". United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  3. ^ O'Connell, Carla (2004). "Trischa Zorn Elected U.S. Flagbearer for Closing Ceremony". United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  4. ^ "Medal Standings ATHENS 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. 2004. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  5. ^ "2008 U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Teams to Make Traditional White House Visit on October 7". U.S. Paralympics. 2008-10-06. Retrieved 2008-11-27. 
  6. ^ United States at the 2004 Athens Paralympics on paralympic.org

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