Team USA Tracker: Para Athletics Grand Prix Nottwil

By U.S. Paralympics | May 24, 2019, 5:45 p.m. (ET)

Susannah Scaroni is pictured competing at the 2018 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland. Susannah Scaroni is pictured above competing at the 2018 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland.

Team USA will compete in two World Para Athletics Grand Prix this week with opening competitions for the season in Tempe, Arizona and Nottwil, Switzerland. Top wheelchair racers will travel to Switzerland from May 24-26 to race on the fastest track in wheelchair racing, where 14 world records have been broken at this event. The U.S. is sending a delegation of 10 athletes, including stars Tatyana McFadden, Daniel Romanchuk, Susannah Scaroni and Amanda McGrory.

Follow along with Team USA in Switzerland:

[U.S. Para track and field athletes won 11 total medals (3 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze) at the 2019 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland.

Friday. May 24

SILVER

  • Kelsey LeFevour - 200m (T53)
  • Chelsea McClammer - 800 (T53)
  • Tatyana McFadden - 800 (T54)
  • Daniel Romanchuk - 800 (T54) 

Top-10 finishes:

  • 4th: Susannah Scaroni - 800 (T54) 
  • 5th: Josh George - 800 (T53)
  • 6th: Brian Siemann - 800 (T53), Amanda McGrory - 800 (T54) 


Saturday, May 25

BRONZE

  • Kelsey LeFevour - 100 (T53)
  • Susannah Scaroni - 1500 (T53-54) 

Top-10 finishes:

  • 4th: Tatyana McFadden - 1500 (T53-54)
  • 5th: Chelsea McClammer - 1500 (T53-54), Daniel Romanchuk - 1500 (T53-54)
  • 7th: Brian Siemann - 100 (T53)

 

Sunday, May 26

GOLD

  • Daniel Romanchuk - 5,000 (T53-54) - World record (9:44.33)
  • Tatyana McFadden - 400 (T54)
  • Tatyana McFadden - 5,000 (T53-54) 

SILVER

  • Daniel Romanchuk - 400 (T54)

BRONZE

  • Chelsea McClammer - 400 (T53) 

Top-10 finishes:

  • 4th: Chelsea McClammer - 5,000 (T53-54)
  • 5th: Susannah Scaroni - 5,000 (T53-54), Amanda McGrory - 400 (T54)
  • 6th: Susannah Scaroni - 400 (T53)
  • 8th: Brian Siemann - 400 (T53)
  • 10th: Kelsey LeFevour - 400 (T53)

 

U.S. athletes successfully transitioned from the streets of the marathon to the track in Nottwil, closing out the World Para Athletics Grand Prix with 11 medals. The three days of competition were highlighted by gold and a world record performance by Daniel Romanchuk in the men's 5,000 T53-54 and medal performances from Tatyana McFadden, Kelsey LeFevour, Susannah Scaroni, and Chelsea McClammer. Full results from Nottwil can be found here