United States at the 1984 Summer Paralympics

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United States at the
1984 Summer Paralympics
Flag of the United States.svg
IPC codeUSA
NPCUnited States Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics
in Stoke Mandeville/New York
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
136
Silver
131
Bronze
129
Total
396
Summer Paralympics appearances

The United States sent a delegation to compete at the 1984 Summer Paralympics in Stoke Mandeville, United Kingdom and New York City, United States of America. Its athletes finished first in the gold and overall medal count.[1]

The 15 members of the United States Paralympic team at the 1984 Summer Paralympics in Les Autres classes included 4 people with muscular dystrophy, 2 with multiple sclerosis, 2 with Friedreich's ataxia, 1 with Arthrogryposis, 3 with Osteogensis impefecta, and 1 with short stature.[2]

At the 1984 Games, Great Britain won the most medals among all Les Autres events. They claimed 55. Spain was second with 38 and the United States was third with 26.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medal Standings New York/Stoke Mandeville 1984 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. 1984. Retrieved 2009-08-05.
  2. ^ Broekhoff, Jan (1986-06-01). The 1984 Olympic Scientific Congress proceedings: Eugene, Ore., 19-26 July 1984 : (also: OSC proceedings). Human Kinetics Publishers. ISBN 9780873220064.
  3. ^ Thomas, Nigel (2002). "Sport and Disability" (PDF). pp. 105–124. Retrieved August 1, 2016.

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