2016 Par­a­lympics

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When: Wed­nes­day (open­ing cer­e­mony) to Sept. 18 Where: Rio de Janeiro Com­pe­ti­tion: Ath­letes, in­clud­ing 267 from the United States, will com­pete in 23 sports Ath­letes with ties to Mary­land: Gail Gaeng of Fred­er­ick (wheel­chair bas­ket­ball), Trevon Jenifer of Hunt­ing­town (wheel­chair bas­ket­ball), Jes­sica Long of Bal­ti­more (swim­ming), Han­nah and Tatyana McFad­den of Clarksville (track and field), Re­becca Mey­ers of Bal­ti­more (swim­ming), Markeith Price of Bal­ti­more (track and field), Daniel Ro­manchuk of Mount Airy (track and field) and Brad Sny­der of Bal­ti­more (swim­ming). An­napo­lis res­i­dent Dee Smith (sail­ing) and Bal­ti­more res­i­dents McKen­zie Coan (swim­ming), El­iz­a­beth Smith (swim­ming) and Cort­ney Jor­dan (swim­ming) were also named to the team.

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