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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 Impairment Group

Summer Sports
  Limb Deficiency, Leg Length Difference, Short Stature Visual Impairment   Impaired Muscle Power, Impaired Passive Range of Movement Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis  Intellectual Impairment
Archery
 

 
Badminton  ★     ★ 
 
Basketball
 

 
Boccia  ★   

 
Canoe 



 
Cycling  ★ 


 
Equestrian  ★★



 
Fencing   ★   

 
Goalball  
     
Judo  
     
Paratriathlon 



 
Powerlifting ★★
   ★ 
 
Rowing 



 
Rugby  ★     ★ 
 
Sailing



 
Shooting 



 
Soccer 5-a-side    ★        
Soccer 7-a-side        ★   
Swimming ★★




Table Tennis ★★
 
 ★ 
Taekwondo
       
Tennis  ★ 
   ★     ★    
Track & Field ★★
★  ★   ★ 
 ★ 
Volleyball
  ★ 
  ★    
 Winter Sports
  Limb Deficiency, Leg Length Difference, Short Stature  Visual Impairment
Impaired Muscle Power, Impaired Passive Range of Movement
Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis 
Intellectual Impairment
Alpine Skiing



 
Biathlon



 
Cross-country Skiing

 ★ 
 
Curling
 
 ★   
Sled Hockey
 
 ★   
Snowboard
   ★   ★   

★★ indicates sports available for athletes with dwarfism