Name: Daniel Romanchuk
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 800-meter, 1,500-meter, 5,000-meter, Marathon
Classification: T54
Height: 5-9
DOB: 8/3/1998
Birthplace: Baltimore, Md.
Hometown: Mount Airy, Md.
High School: Homeschooled
College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020), Two-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold (400-meter); bronze (marathon); 4th (800-meter, 5,000 meter); 5th (1,500-meter)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold (800 meter, 1,500 meter), 4th (5,000 meter)
  • Years of participation: 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 2 (2 golds)
  • Gold – 2019 (800 meter, 1,500 meter)
Personal: Son of Stephan and Kimberly Romanchuk...He enjoys being outdoors and studying nature...In his spare time, he trains younger children sports with the Bennett Blazers and volunteers at a local respite program to help children with disabilities ...Romanchuk is also working towards a ham radio license.