Tokyo Paralympics – Alabama Athletes Participating

(updated 8-15-2021)

The 2021 Tokyo Paralympics, now scheduled for August 24, 2021 through September 5, 2021, will be well-represented by current and former athletes from the Alabama Adapted Athletics program.

First NameLast NameCountrySportEvent
MichaelAuprinceAustraliaBasketballMen’s Wheelchair Basketball
JannikBlairAustraliaBasketballMen’s Wheelchair Basketball
AnnikaZeyenGermanyCyclingWomen’s Road Race; Women’s Timed Trial
CatharinaWeissGermanyBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
KateLangGermanyBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
BarbaraGrossGermanyBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
RosalieLalondeCanadaBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
CindyOuelletCanadaBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
ArynnYoungCanadaBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
BoHedgesCanadaBasketballMen’s Wheelchair Basketball
ShelbyBaronUnited StatesTennisWomen’s Wheelchair Tennis
ConnorStroudUnited StatesTennisMen’s Wheelchair Tennis
BaileyMoodyUnited StatesBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
Abby BaulekeUnited StatesBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
Lindsey Zurbrugg United StatesBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
Ignacio Ortega SpainBasketballMen’s Wheelchair Basketball
SaraRevueltaSpainBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
JoyHɑizeldenGreat BritainBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
LaurieWilliamsGreat BritainBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball
JudeHamerGreat BritainBasketballWomen’s Wheelchair Basketball

Michael Auprince and Jannik Blair are part of the Australian team named on July 21. Georgia Ingliss, who was to have been a part of the Australian women’s wheelchair team, had to pull out of the competition.

Wheelchair Basketball Canada named its teams on July 19. Bo Hedges was named to the men’s wheelchair team for a 4th time. The women’s team included Rosalie Lalonde, Cindy Ouellet, and Arynn Young.

Catharina Weiss, Barbara Gross, and Kate Lang were named to the German women’s wheelchair basketball team on July 19. Annika Zeyen was named to the Paralympic team to compete in cycling events.

Shelby Baron and former Alabama adapted athlete Connor Stroud were named to Team USA’s wheelchair tennis team.

Bailey Moody, Abby Bauleke, and Lindsey Zurbrugg were named to Team USA’s women’s wheelchair basketball team on July 12.

Ignacio Ortega and Sara Revuelta have both been named to Spain’s teams by the FEDDF.

Incoming Alabama Adapted athlete Joy Hɑizelden and alumnae Jude Hamer and Laurie Williams are members of the Great Britain women’s wheelchair basketball team.

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