Top-15 Photos: Parapan American Games Day Six

By U.S. Paralympics | Aug. 14, 2015, 9:03 a.m. (ET)
Day six in Toronto was a smashing success for Team USA. In the road cycling time trial, U.S. athletes hauled in six medals. Tahl Leibovitz and Lim Ming Chui won silver in the table tennis men’s team class 9-10, while Emmy Kaiser and Kaitlyn Verfuerth took bronze in wheelchair tennis women’s doubles. With a win over Canada, U.S. men’s sitting volleyball qualified for Rio and will face Brazil in Saturday’s final. U.S. track & field athletes reached the top of the podium five times, and swimmers Mallory Weggemann and Haley Beranbaum tallied their fifth medals each. Wheelchair rugby, women’s sitting volleyball and women’s wheelchair basketball defeated brazil and earned wins to advance to their respective gold-medal games.

Roderick Townsend shatters high jump world record


Roderick Townsend breaks his own T46/T47 world record by 5 centimeters in the men’s high jump Thursday with a mark of 2.12 meters.


Jeff Skiba (right) and Roderick Townsend (center) pose after winning bronze and gold, respectively, in the men's high jump T42/44/47.


Chelsea McClammer races to victory in the women's 800m T53, marking her sixth career Parapan American gold.


Ivonne Mosquera-Schmidt (left) competes in the women's 1500m T11 race with guide runner Joaquim Cruz, a U.S. Paralympics track & field coach and 1984 Olympic 800m gold medalist.


Ray Martin wins his second Parapan American gold medal of the week in the men's 400m T52.



Gianfranco Iannotta's impressive performance in the men's 200m T52 earned him his first gold medal of the Games.

Team USA wins six road cycling time trial medals


Brian Sheridan races to gold in the handycle division of the road cycling time trial on Thursday. Team USA dominated the time trial event, winning a total of six medals.



Ryan Boyle brought home his second Parapan American medal on Thursday, winning bronze in the mixed time trial T1-2 event.


From left: Will Groulx, Allison Jones, Brian Sheridan, Joe Berenyi, Jill Walsh and Ryan Boyle celebrate a job well done in the road cycling time trial.

Emmy Kaiser and Kaitlyn Verfuerth win doubles bronze


Kaitlyn Verfuerth reaches for the ball in a two-set win over Chile in the women's wheelchair tennis doubles event.


Kaitlyn Verfuerth (left) hugs teammate Emmy Kaiser after winning bronze in the women's wheelchair tennis doubles event Thursday morning.



Emmy Kaiser (left) and Kaitlyn Verfuerth are all smiles after receiving their hard-earned bronze medals.

U.S. sitting volleyball teams advance to gold medal matches


The U.S. Women's Sitting Volleyball team defeated Cuba to remain undefeated and advance to Friday's gold medal match.


Courtney Baker serves the ball en route to a three-set victory over Cuba on Thursday.


From left: Courtney Baker, Kaleo Kanahele and Nichole Millage execute a strong defense.