Name: Bethany Zummo
Position: Libero
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Height: 5-3
DOB: 2/15/1993
Birthplace: Dublin, Calif.
Hometown: Dublin, Calif.
High School: Dublin High School (Dublin, Calif.) ‘11
College: College: University of Central Oklahoma, Theatre Arts and Design Technology
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); Two-time Paralympic medalist (2 golds)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 2 (2 silvers)
  • Silver – 2018; 2014
Personal: Parents are Kelly and Joe Zummo ...Sisters Hailey and Megan Zummo played Division I lacrosse for Saint Mary’s College of California...Married Brazilian sitting volleyball player Fabricio Da Silva Pinto in 2021...Has a dog named Athena, a German short-haired pointer and Labrador mix...Hobbies include sewing, weaving and painting...Hopes to open her own clothing business to create customized clothing and art after her volleyball career...Made and sold masks during the COVID pandemic in 2020...Born with Fibular Hemimelia and Rroximal Femoral Focal Deficiency, two congenital disorders, causing her right foot to be amputated at 2 years old...Began playing standing volleyball in 2005 at Fallon Middle School...Named Best Libero of 2018 World ParaVolley Championships...Member of the U.S. Women's Sitting Team that was named Team USA's 2016 "Best Paralympic Team."