Team USA, Team Toyota’s Rico Roman Wins Third Paralympic Medal at Paralympic Winter Games
BEIJING (March 14, 2022) – At 41 years old, Team Toyota’s Rico Roman won his third Paralympic gold medal as part of Team USA, winning the gold medal game in men’s sled hockey at the Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 on Sunday, March 13, 2022.
In his third consecutive Paralympic Winter Games, Roman and Team USA were the only undefeated team at the tournament with a 4-0 record, giving Roman his third career Paralympic gold medal. The team’s 5-0 shutout against Canada becomes the most goals ever scored in a Paralympic sled hockey final. As the current Team USA Sled Hockey assistant captain, the Portland, Oregon, native and retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant helped lead Team USA to its fifth Paralympic title – fourth consecutive – to remain the sport’s most decorated team in Paralympic history.
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