Athletes of the Month - August

By Sean O'Neill | Sept. 07, 2015, 12 a.m. (ET)

Tahl Leibovitz

4 x Paralympian, Tahl Leibovitz (Queens, NY) won a gold medal in Class 9  singles at the Para Pan Am Games in Toronto.  Taking the gold afforded  Leibovitz a direct entry into the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.  Leibovitz also teamed  up with Lim Ming Chui to win a silver medal in the men’s Class 10 event.
 Tahl Leibovitz

Sherri Umscheid

Sherri Umscheid (Tulsa, OK and Shenyang, China) won a bronze medal in the  2015 Para Pan Am Games in Toronto on August 7­14.  Umscheid beat Arayala  Alvarez (CRC) and Ranieli (ARG) while falling to Gold medalist Chan (CAN) and  Silver medalist Munoz (ARG).


 Sherri Umscheid
 

2015 Para Pan Am Team - Tahl Leibovitz & Lim Ming Chui

4 x Paralympian, Tahl Leibovitz (Queens, NY) and Lim Ming Chui (Pennsauken,  NJ) took a silver medal in the men’s Class 10 event.  Team USA beat Puerto  Rico, Argentina, and Cuba before falling to Brazil in the finals.


 Tahl LeibovitzLim Ming Chui