2017 Results

50 Meter Backstroke 5.0

Classification 5.0

  • Athletes who lose 15 to 34 points on the functional and strength test.
  • Loss of one (1) hand.
  • Single below knee amputation (BKA).
  • 40% loss of strength in the hip joint evidenced by a functionality test.
  • 40% loss of flexibility in the hip joint evidenced by a functionality test that will impact the sport.
  • Moderate TBI, pattern recognition, sequencing, and memory or slower reaction time which that can impact on sport performance.


Medal Rank Name team Results
 Gold Veteran/Captain Laura Fermor United Kingdom 45.71
 Silver Veteran/Petty Officer Third Class Kristen Esget Navy 57.02
 Bronze Veteran/Captain Kelly Patterson Air Force 59.33
4th Place Staff Sergeant Danielle N. Pothoof Marine Corps 59.99
5th Place Veteran/Private Maria-Theresa Miles United Kingdom 1:23.97



Medal Rank Name team Results
 Gold Veteran/Technical Sergeant Eric Fisher Air Force 42.48
 Silver Lance Corporal Michael Sousa Docarmo Marine Corps 42.63
 Bronze Colonel Michael Malone Army 52.18
4th Place Petty Officer First Class Shane Gilley Navy 59.09
5th Place Staff Sergeant Cory Stanley Air Force 1:02.90
6th Place Technical Sergeant Jason Caswell Air Force 1:11.33
7th Place Veteran/Staff Sergeant Mark Shrewsbury SOCOM 1:26.42