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Dennis Ogbe

Paralympics

Ogbe
  • 2000
  • 2012

Name: Dennis Ogbe
Sport: Track and Field
Event: Shot Put, Discus
Current Residence: Prospect, Ky.
College: Bellarmine University

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2012 Paralympic Games - 10th (discus)
  • 2000 Paralympic Games - Represented Nigeria  

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, silver medal (discus)
  • 2011 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2010 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2008 Endeavor Games, gold medal (discus, shot put), Athlete of the Year
  • 2007 Endeavor Games, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2007 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2006 Endeavor Games, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2006 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2005 Endeavor Games, gold medal (discus, shot put, javelin)
  • 2004 Endeavor Games, gold medal (discus, shot put, javelin)

Facts: Competed for his native Nigeria at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, but decided his next goal would be to represent the United States at international competition... Became an American citizen in 2010... Competed for Team USA for the first time at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand... Has a wife and daughter.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field