Name: Josh Cinnamo
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Shot Put, Discus Throw
Classification: F46
Height: 5-10
DOB: 2/18/1981
Birthplace: San Diego, Calif.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Morse High School (San Diego, Calif.)
College: Luther College ’03, Business Management
Team/Club: Velaasa Track Club
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); one-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (shot put)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold (shot put throw)
  • Years of Participation: 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 1 (1 gold)
  • Gold – 2019 (shot put throw)
Other Career Highlights
  • Has set multiple F46 shot put records since his debut in 2014
  • Won gold at both the 2019 Parapan American Games and 2019 World Para Athletics Championships
Personal: A native of southern California, born and raised in San Diego, Cinnamo was born with a congenital limb deficiency of his right arm...Cinnamo played on the football team at Morse High School and was a dual sport athlete at Luther College where he competed on the football and track and field...Competed in several arenas including various CrossFit competitions, Spartan races, the Arnold Sports Festival and the Working Wounded Games...Since attending a Paralympic talent camp in Chicago in April 2014, Cinnamo has emerged as one of the top field athletes on Team USA as an F46 shot put thrower...Son of Michele Cinnamo-King and Charlie Cinnamo...Married to Kate Cinnamo and has two children, Tate and Tess...Has two brothers, Chuck and Chris.