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Amanda Dennis

Goalball

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  • 2012

Name: Amanda Dennis
Height: 5-6
Weight: 135
Classification: B3
DOB: February 5, 1994
Hometown: Peachtree City, Ga.
Current Residence: Peachtree City, Ga. 
High School: The Lighthouse School 
College: University of Georgia, Sports Management 

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2012 Paralympic Games - 6th

Career Highlights:

  • 2015 USABA National Goalball Championships - 1st  
  • 2015 Malmo Lady Intercup - gold
  • 2015 Montreal Open - 2nd
  • 2014 World Championships - 1st
  • 2014 Malmo Lady Intercup - 1st
  • 2014 Pajulahti Games - 1st
  • 2013 Parapan American Games - 1st 
  • 2013 National Championships - 1st
  • 2013 Malmo Lady Intercup – 2nd
  • 2012 Pajulahti Games – 1st
  • 2011 Youth National Championships – 1st (Voted ‘All American/ Most Valuable Player’)
  • 2011 Parapan American Games - 1st
  • 2011 Youth World and Student Games - 2nd  
  • 2011 USABA National Goalball Championships – 2nd  
  • 2010 Youth National Goalball Championship - 1st (Voted ‘All American/ Most Valuable player’)
  • 2009 Youth National Goalball Championships - 2nd (Voted ‘All American/ Most Valuable Player’)
  • 2008 Youth National Goalball Championships – 3rd (Voted ‘All American’)
  • 2007 Youth National Goalball Championships - 2nd  
  • 2004 Youth Nationals Goalball Championships - 3rd  

Personal

Daughter of Winfred and Elizabeth Dennis, Amanda started playing goalball as a 7-year-old at a sport education camp hosted by Blaze Sports, a non-profit organization in Atlanta, Georgia and member of the U.S. Olympic Committee Multi-Sport Organization Council. In her free time, Amanda enjoys anything outdoors, reading books, and any type of sport.


Connect

Facebook: Amanda Dennis
Twitter: @dennisamanda7
Instagram: @dennisamanda7



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