Monday, Aug. 26

Below are recaps of Team USA’s performances for the day. For live scores and results, please click here.



The American women continued rolling in Lima with a 12-2 victory against Mexico behind five goals from Lisa Czechowski, as the men's goalball team improved to a 2-0 record with a 12-2 victory over Venezuela and Tyler Merren leading the way with five goals.



Kevin Nyugen claimed gold in the SH1 mixed 50-meter rifle prone event on day three of shooting competition, winning his first medal at his first Parapan American Games, as Robert Beach won bronze in the same event. Michael Tagliapetra notched his second medal in Lima after winning gold yesterday, earning bronze  in the SH1 men’s 10-meter pistol event. 


Sitting Volleyball

Both sitting volleyball teams swept Canada in straight sets on Monday, led by Monique Burkland on the women’s side and J. Dee Marinko on the men’s side. 


Soccer 7-a-side

The U.S. men dropped their first game in pool play in a 0-2 loss to Argentina, bringing their record in Lima to 2-1. They will play Brazil on Wednesday, August 28.   



Lizzi Smith and Carson Sanocki set Parapan American records on day two of swim competition, as American swimmers collected 11 medals in the pool on Monday. McClain Hermes and Ross Minor earned their second medals of the Parapan Am Games, standing on the podium on consecutive days.

Table Tennis

The men’s class 6-8 team of Ian Seidenfeld and Marco Makkar earned a 2-0 win over Argentina in the quarterfinals and later defeated Chile 2-0 in the semifinals. They advance to tomorrow morning’s finals with their two wins on Monday.


Track Cycling

Team USA opened track cycling competition at the velodrome with a strong showing in the individual time trial events. U.S. athletes won four medals, including gold from Joe Berenyi and Samantha Bosco. Chris Murphy added a silver medal and C5 Parapan record, while Clara Brown got a bronze medal and C3 Parapan record.


Track and Field

Highlighted by gold-medal finishes from Breanna Clark and Gianfranco Iannotta, Team USA finished with 14 medals, seven golds, six silvers and one bronze while Nelya Stary Schasfoort set a world record in the women’s 400m T47.

Wheelchair Basketball

The men notched an 87-47 win over Brazil, led by Trevon Jenifer’s 18 points, as the women earned a 100-16 win against host team Peru with Rose Hollermann contributing 27 points.


Wheelchair Rugby

The U.S. earned a 50-26 win against Colombia in the semifinal match on Monday, securing their spot in the gold-medal match on Tuesday where they will face Canada. 


Wheelchair Tennis

Casey Ratzlaff won his men’s singles quarterfinal match 2-0, beating Alexander Cataldo of Chile to advance to the semifinals, which will be held on Wednesday, August 28. This is Ratzlaff’s first trip to the Parapan American Games.