Team USA, Team Toyota’s Brad Snyder Wins Eighth Paralympic Medal at Tokyo 2020

Team USA, Team Toyota’s Brad Snyder Wins Eighth Paralympic Medal at Tokyo 2020

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TOKYO (August 30, 2021) – At 37 years old, Team Toyota athlete Brad Snyder won his eighth Paralympic medal in Tokyo, taking first place in the men’s Paratriathlon PTVI race at the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Saturday, August 28.

“It’s a big moment, obviously, because you spend so much time visualizing and hoping and preparing for it,” said Snyder. “Just like Rio and just like in London, there’s no way you can possibly imagine how good it’s going to feel – and it was a really good feeling.”

With the assistance of his guide, Snyder completed the race with a time of 1:01:16 and, in doing so, became the first U.S. man to win a Paralympic or Olympic gold medal in an individual event in triathlon. This marks Snyder’s first Paralympic medal in Paratriathlon after having previously won seven medals in swimming at the Paralympic Games in Rio and London.

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