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In addition to supporting community and military sport programs around the country, U.S Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee is responsible for selecting and managing the teams which compete for the United States in the Paralympic Games. 

Paralympic Sports by Physical Disability Group

Summer Sports

Amputee/
Dwarfism*/Other

Blind/Visually
Impaired

Spinal Cord
Injury/Paralyzed/Wheelchair User

Traumatic Brain Injury/
CP/Stroke

Intellectual Impairment

Archery

X

X

X

 

Basketball

X

X

 

Boccia

X

 

Canoe 

X

X

 X

 

Cycling

X

X

X

X

 

Equestrian

X*

X

X

X

 

Fencing

X

X

X

 

Goalball

X

 

Judo

X

 

Paratriathlon

X

 X

X

X

 

Powerlifting

X*

X

X

 

Rowing

X

X

X

X

 

Rugby

X

 

Sailing

X

X

X

X

 

Shooting

X

X

X

 

Soccer

X

 

Swimming

X*

X

X

X

 X

Table Tennis

X*

X

X

 X

Tennis

X

X

 

Track & Field

X*

X

X

X

 X

Volleyball

X

 

Winter Sports

 

Alpine Skiing

X

X

X

X

 

Biathlon

X

X

X

X

 

Cross Country Skiing

X

X

X

X

 

Curling

X

X

X

 

Sled Hockey

X

X

X

 
Snowboard  X        

 * indicates sports available for athletes with dwarfism