Track and Field - Tatyana McFadden

Tatyana McFadden

Event/Sport Event Date Result/Time
400m (T54)-Round 1 Sept 3 53.95 Q (PB)
400m (T54)-Final Sept 3 52.97 (PB) - GOLD!
800m (T54)-Round 1 Sept 4 1:47.66 Q
800m (T54)-Final Sept 5 1:47.01 - GOLD!
1500m (T54)-Round 1 Sept 6 3:32.14 Q
1500m (T54)-Final Sept 7 1:47.01 - GOLD!
100m (T54)-Round 1 Sept 8 16.53 Q
100m (T54)-Final Sept 8 16.15 - BRONZE!
Marathon Sept 9 1:58:47 - 9th (SB)

About Tatyana

Tatyana McFaddenAt 15, Tatyana McFadden emerged on the scene as the youngest member of the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team, winning two medals (silver - 100m, bronze - 200m) in the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens.

In Beijing, McFadden proved why she is one of the best wheelchair racers in the world, adding four more medals (three silver, one bronze) to her resume. Three years later, McFadden showed no signs of slowing down when she turned in a 5-for-5 performance at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships, winning five medals in five events. Four of those five medals were gold.

McFadden was a member of the University of Illinois' wheelchair racing and wheelchair basketball teams, one of the top programs in the nation.

Read more at US Paralympics - http://www2.teamusa.org/Athletes/MC/Tatyana-McFadden.aspx