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Parapan Am

At Guadalajara 2011, the United States sent 189 athletes who competed in 12 sports – winning medals in all sports except one. Fifty-six medals came from athletics alone, with cycling and swimming each accounting for 24 medals.

The United States comes into TORONTO 2015 as the defending champion in men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball as well as women’s goalball.


Pan Am

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The United States of America has competed at every Pan Am Games and has hosted twice, at Chicago 1959 and Indianapolis 1987.

The United States is the most-decorated country at the Pan Am Games history, topping the all-time medals list with 4,172 medals.

At Mar del Plata 1995, the United States brought home 424 medals – the current record for any country at a single Pan Am Games. It competed at the only Pan Am Winter Games at Las Leñas 1990, winning 11 medals in alpine skiing.

At Guadalajara 2011, the United States won 236 medals with double-digit medal counts in swimming, gymnastics, athletics, shooting, wrestling, equestrian and fencing.

Athletes to watch at TORONTO 2015 include twelve-time Olympic medallist Natalie Coughlin (swimming). The United States comes into TORONTO 2015 as the defending gold medallists in men’s and women’s water polo.