Paul Nitz

Paralympics

Nitz
  • 1992
  • 1996
  • 2000
  • 2004
  • 2012

Name: Paul Nitz
Sport: Track and Field
Height: 4’10”
Event: 100m, 200m, 400m
Current Residence: Bloomfield, Conn.
College: Southwest State University '92, B.S. Business Administration

Paralympic Experience:

  • 1992 Paralympic Games, gold (100m, 4x100m relay)
  • 1996 Paralympic Games, gold (100m)
  • 2000 Paralympic Games, gold (100m)
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, bronze (100m), 6th (200m), 7th (400m)

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 Swiss Series, gold medal (100m)
  • 2011 IPC World Championship, bronze medal (100m)
  • 2010 U.S. Paralympic National Championships, gold medal (100m), bronze medal (200m)

Facts: Son of Gunter and Barbara Nitz... Has two older brothers, Peter and Roger and a younger sister, Heidi... Broke the 100m world record during the Swiss Series with a 16.73 race.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field