Tuesday, Aug. 27

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

The USA Women's Goalball team improves to 3-0 at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games with a 4-2 victory over Brazil. Eliana Mason led the way for TeamUSA with two goals.


Stetson Bardfield
and McKenna Dahl earned the top-two spots on the podium to earn gold and silver medals in the mixed 10-meter air rifle prone SH2 final.

Sitting Volleyball
In the men’s semifinals, the U.S. swept all three sets to overtake Canada, 3-0, with Zach Upp posting a total of 14 points. The women’s squad finished XX-XX against host country Peru in the women’s semifinals.

Hannah Aspden, Lizzi Smith
and Amanda Palyo earned an American podium sweep of the women’s 100-meter backstroke, as American swimmers notched a total of nine medals on day three of swimming competition. Tye Dutcher and Abby Gase also struck gold on Tuesday, their first medals of the Parapan American Games Lima 2019. 

Track Cycling
Samantha Bosco won her second gold medal in Lima in the women’s 3,000m pursuit C4-5, while Clara Brown won her first Parapan title in the women’s pursuit C1-3. Joe Berenyi grabbed a silver medal, and Jason Kimball took bronze in the men’s pursuit C1-3.

Track and Field 
The U.S. Para Track and Field team won a total of 11 medals lead by Team USA’s Scout Bassett, Lacey Henderson and Annie Carey, who swept the podium in the women’s long jump T42-44/61-63. U.S. Air Force veteran Sebastiana Lopez Arellano broke a world record in the women’s discus F55 to secure a bronze medal. 

Wheelchair Basketball
Led by Becca Murray’s scoring of 22 points and Rose Hollermann scoring 18 points, the U.S. women’s team beat Brazil, 57-42, in preliminary round pool play.

Wheelchair Rugby
The U.S. wheelchair rugby team punched its ticket to Tokyo with a 58-47 win over rival Canada in the gold-medal final of the Parapan American Games. Team USA mounted a strong defensive effort and an aggressive scoring plan, which led the Americans to play a nearly flawless match. Top scorers for the U.S. today were Chuck Aoki with 18, Josh Wheeler with 14 and Joe Delagrave with 11.

Wheelchair Tennis
Doubles pair Casey Ratzlaff and Chris Herman swept the Peruvian duo of Ysabelino Apaza and Jesus Mayhua in the quarterfinals 6-0, 6-0, as David Wagner and Bryan Barten both punched their tickets to the semifinals with wins in the quad singles quarterfinals round.