Saturday, Aug. 31

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


Team USA’s Amy Burnett and Eric Johnson ended their run at the Parapan American Games each finishing 6th overall. Medal rounds begin tomorrow where Miles Krajewski will go for gold. 


The U.S. men’s and women’s goalball teams wrapped up competition in LIma with a pair of silver medals. The women’s team fell to Brazil in a close 4-3 overtime loss. The men also faced Brazil in a high-scoring game with a 12-9 result.


Two-time Paralympian Ahmed Sharif is going home a silver medalalist in the men’s combined 88kg and 97kg division. Sharif also set a new American record. Jacob Schrom placed fourth in the men’s up to 107kg division.

Soccer 7-a-side
The U.S. men’s soccer kicked off the first half of their bronze-medal game against Venezuela with goals from Nicholas Mayhugh and Joshua Brunais. In the second half, Mayhugh found the back of the net for his second goal of the game. Cameron Delillo scored a brace in addition to Seth Young and David Garza who each had goals in the second half. With their 7-0 win over Venezuela the men secured their spot on the podium and are taking home bronze.

Carson Sanocki led the charge for Team USA as U.S. athletes won 10 medals in the pool to close Parapan American competition in Lima, Peru. Team USA finished with 62 medals – 14 golds, 16 silvers and 32 bronzes. Matthew Torres was the most decorated male and U.S. swimmer with six medals (two golds, four bronzes) while Hannah Aspden and Abby Gase were the most decorated U.S. women with five each.

American Evan Medell became Team USA’s first gold medalist in Para taekwondo in the men’s K44 over 75kg division. Joining him on the podium is fellow teammate and bronze medalist Johnny Birch. Team USA earned a total of three medals - one gold, two bronze - at the Parapan American Games.

Wheelchair Basketball
The U.S. men’s wheelchair basketball team capped off the Parapan American Games with an exciting gold-medal games against Canada. The U.S. defended their Parapan American title with a 76-43 win. Leading Team USA was Jason Turek, who scored a total of 18 points. Not far behind was Matt Scott with 13 points.