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USA Wheelchair Rugby Seeking Gold at Paralympic Games

September 6, 2016

USA Wheelchair Rugby Seeking Gold at Paralympic Games

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Photo: USA Wheelchair Rugby

Doug Coil

The Paralympic Games begins tomorrow in Rio. The USA Wheelchair Rugby enter the competition ranked number one in the world in the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation rankings. The USA however, does not begin play until Wednesday September 14th.

For the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, both the NBC broadcast schedule and online streaming schedule have been released. The USA schedule of games can be found below.

Sep 14- USAvFrance – 12:45pm
Sep 15- USAvSweden – 10:30am
Sep 16- USAvJapan- 4:00pm
Sep 17- 1st Semi-final- 12:45pm, 2nd Semi-final- 4pm
Sep 18- Bronze medal- 9am and Gold medal- 12:30pm

Roster

Chuck Aoki    Minneapolis, MN
Jeff Butler      Austin, TX
Josh Brewer   Battle Ground, WA
Chad Cohn   Tucson, AZ
Lee Fredette   East Moriches, NY
Chuck Melton   Richview, IL
Eric Newby   Littleton, CO
Kory Puderbaugh  San Diego, CA
Jason Regier  Centennial, CO
Adam Scaturro  Lakewood, CO
Josh Wheeler   San Tan Valley, AZ

Seth McBride has replaced Anthony McDaniel, who was deemed to be an ineligible athlete in the sport of wheelchair rugby.

Alternates:
Alejandro Pabon
Joe Delagrave
Nick Springer

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