Friday, Aug. 30

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

Miles Krajewski picked up a semifinal victory 2-1 over Wyatt Lightfoot of Canada in the morning’s rounds. The two athletes faced each other again in the group’s semifinal where Krajewski won 2-0 to advance to the gold-medal match.

Team USA’s Charles Fleisch dropped his match to Evelyn Oliveira of Brazil 7-0 in round robin group A for individual BC3 to conclude his competition in Lima.

The U.S. women's goalball team advanced to Saturday's gold medal game with a convincing 10-1 win over Mexico in the semifinals. Amanda Dennis led the way with four goals, Eliana Mason added three, Shavon Lockhardt scored two and Lisa Czechowski chipped in the other. 

Road Cycling
Clara Brown (C3) and Samantha Bosco (C5) earned gold and bronze medals in women’s time trial. In the mixed time trial, Jill Walsh (T2) and Matthew Rodriguez (T2) went one-two for gold and silver on the trikes and Brandon Lyons (H3) earned silver in the handcycle race.

U.S. athletes Luis Gonzalez-Poma and Christian Largo made their Parapan debuts in Lima. Largo finished fifth in the men’s up to 65 kg. class. Gonzalez-Poma finished 10th in the men’s up to 72 kg. class.

Sophie Gimeno became the first American medalist in taekwondo at a Parapan American Games by winning a bronze medal in the women's K44 -49kg division.

Highlighted by a gold-medal finish in the women’s 100-meter freestyle S9 from Natalie Sims, American swimmers earned five medals - one gold, two silvers and two bronzes - on the penultimate day of competition in Lima. 

Wheelchair Basketball
With Becca Murray’s 22 points leading the team in scoring, the U.S. women finished with silver in a hard-fought battle with Canada 67-64 in the gold-medal match. The men breezed past Argentina, 67-36, in the semifinals with Josh Turek earning 18 points to help the team qualify for the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 and secure their spot in Saturday’s gold-medal match.

Wheelchair Tennis
Dana Mathewson and Emmy Kaiser will bring home the gold after defeating Colombia’s Angelica Bernal and Johana Martinez, 6-3, 7-5 in the women’s doubles final. David Wagner brought home silver in the quad singles division after his 1-6, 3-6 loss to Canada’s Robert Shaw in today’s final.