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Thorston Oppold is a paralympic athlete from Germany competing mainly in category T51 wheelchair racing events.
Thorston competed in four events at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney he won the bronze medal in the marathon as well as competing in the 400m, 800m and 1500m. In 2004 Summer Paralympics he concentrated on the marathon but without any medal success.
Christie Dawes née Skelton is an Australian Paralympic wheelchair racing athlete. She has won three medals in athletics at six Paralympics from 1996 to 2016.
Carlos Amarel Ferreira is a Paralympic track and field athlete from Portugal competing mainly in category T10/T11, visually-impaired, long-distance running events.
Thomas Geierspichler is a Paralympic wheelchair racer from Austria. He competes in the T52 classification.
Ildar Pomykalov is a Paralympian athlete from Russia competing mainly in category T12 long distance events.
Tatyana McFadden is a Russian-American Paralympic athlete competing in the category T54. McFadden has won 17 Paralympic medals in multiple Summer Paralympic Games.
Heinz Frei is a Swiss wheelchair athlete. Frei has had a long career of racing, winning the London Marathon wheelchair race three times, and earning five medals at the 2003 European games at the age of 45. He has earned 15 gold medals at the summer and winter Paralympics and is a current world record holder in the half-marathon and marathon wheelchair races. He competed in athletics at every Summer Paralympic Games from 1984 to 2008, and at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics he competed in cycling, using a handcycle. At the Winter Paralympics, he competed in cross-country sit-skiing between 1984 and 2006 and in the biathlon in 1994.
Marcel Eric Hug is a Paralympian athlete from Switzerland competing in category T54 wheelchair racing events. Hug, nicknamed 'The Silver Bullet', has competed in four Summer Paralympic Games for Switzerland, winning two bronze medals in his first Games in Athens in 2004. In 2010 he set four world records in four days, and at the 2011 World Championships he won a gold in the 10,000 metres and four silver medals, losing the gold in three events to long term rival David Weir. This rivalry continued into the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, where Hug won two silvers, in the 800m and the marathon. In the 2013 World Championships Hug dominated the field, winning five golds and a silver. During the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio, Hug was one of the most consistent competitors in the T54 class, winning two golds, in the 800 m and marathon, and two silvers medals, in the 1500m and 500m.
Mark Brown is a paralympic athlete from Great Britain competing mainly in category T46 long distance events.
Gregory Stephen "Greg" Smith, OAM is an Australian Paralympic athlete and wheelchair rugby player who won three gold medals in athletics at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, and a gold medal in wheelchair rugby at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, where he was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
Philippe Couprie is a paralympic track and field athlete from France competing mainly in category T54 wheelchair racing events.
Mustapha Badid is a paralympic track and field athlete from France competing mainly in category T53 wheelchair racing events.
Linas Balsys is a paralympic athlete from Lithuania competing mainly in category T12 long distance running events.
Alvise De Vidi is a paralympic athlete from Italy competing mainly in category T51 wheelchair racing events.
Javier Conde is a paralympic athlete from Spain competing mainly in category T46 long distance events.
Kazu Hatanaka is a paralympic athlete from Japan competing mainly in category T54 wheelchair racing events.
Tim Johansson is a Paralympic athlete from Sweden competing mainly in category T51 wheel chair racing events.
Michael Roeger is an Australian T46 athletics competitor. He competed at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Paralympics in athletics in middle distance running events. He has won one gold and three bronze medals at the IPC Athletics World Championships and a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. He won the gold medal in the Men's T46 marathon at 2019 World Para Athletics Championships held as part of the London Marathon in a world record.
Bart Dodson is a paralympic athlete from the United States competing mainly in category T51 wheelchair racing events.
Giuseppe Forni is a paralympic athlete from Switzerland competing mainly in category T51 racing events.
Switzerland will be competing at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 25 August to 6 September 2020.
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