2017 Results

Discus Throw – Standing 5.5 lower

Classification 5.5L (Ortho Lower)

  • Combination of loss of strength or flexibility in at least one lower body joint. (hip, knee, or ankle)
    • 40 % Loss of strength in the hip, knee, or ankle joint evidenced by a functionality test.
    • 40 % Loss of flexibility in the hip, knee, or ankle joint evidenced by a functionality test.
  • Moderate ataxic spasticity grade 1 to 2 in upper extremity.

Women

Medal Rank Name team Results
 Gold Petty Officer Third Class Melissa Klotz Navy 22.59m
 Silver Heather Morgan Army 22.18m
 Bronze Veteran/Private Maria-Theresa Miles United Kingdom 17.71m

 

Men

Medal Rank Name team Results
 Gold Veteran/Staff Sergeant Charles Hightower Army 40.49m
 Silver Staff Sergeant Vincent Cavazos Air Force 39.56m
 Bronze Ralph Morfinenciso Air Force 39.37m
4th Place Specialist Mitchell Bombeck Army 36.97m
5th Place Master Sergeant Kenneth Guinn Air Force 35.14m
6th Place Technical Sergeant Larry O’Neil, Jr. Air Force 32.34m
7th Place Petty Officer Third Class Damion Hedington Navy 31.53m
8th Place Warrant Officer Class 2 Roland Walker Australia 26.42m
9th Place Veteran/Staff Sergeant Justin R. Fuchs Air Force 26.04m
10th Place Sergeant first Class Robert Roberts III Army 24.74m
11th Place Master Sergeant Francis Reilly SOCOM 22.46m