Chance Sumner

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Chance Sumner
Date of birth 1977 (age 39–40)
Place of birth Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Medal record
Men's wheelchair rugby
Representing the  United States
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Team competition
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Christchurch Team competition
Gold medal – first place 2010 Vancouver Team competition
Canada Cup
Gold medal – first place 2008 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 2012 Team competition
American Zonals
Gold medal – first place 2009 Team competition

Chance Sumner (born 1977) is an American Paralympic wheelchair rugby player from Colorado Springs, Colorado. In 2005 he won his first gold medal at the 2005 World Wheelchair & Amputee Games and two years later was qualified as USQRA National champion. He is a 2009 American Zonals gold medalist and won it again at both 2008 and 2010 Canada Cups as well. He also won gold at the 2008 Summer Paralympics and bronze at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[1]


  1. ^ "Chance Sumner". Team USA. United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved July 17, 2013.