Christina Schwab

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Christina Schwab
Personal information
Birth nameChristina Ripp
National teamUnited States
Born (1980-07-31) July 31, 1980 (age 40)
Alma materUniversity of Illinois
Sport
CountryUnited States
SportWomen's Wheelchair Basketball
Event(s)Women's Wheelchair Basketball
Achievements and titles
Regional finals2015 Parapan American Games.
Paralympic finals2004 Summer Paralympics,
2008 Summer Paralympics,
2012 Summer Paralympics,
2016 Summer Paralympics

Christina Schwab (born Christina Ripp on 31 July 1980) is an American wheelchair basketball player. She won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, 2008 Summer Paralympics, and 2016 Summer Paralympics.[1] She won the 2003 Boston Marathon, Women's Wheelchair division.

She played at the 2010 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship, 2012 Summer Paralympics, and 2015 Parapan American Games. She participated at the 2003 New York City Marathon, 2004 New York City Marathon, 2005 New York City Marathon, 2006 New York City Marathon, 2010 New York City Marathon, 2011 New York City Marathon, and 2012 London Marathon.

She is from Dane, Wisconsin.[2] She studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wheelchair Basketball United States of America". www.paralympic.org. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "CHRISTINA SCHWAB WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL". teamusa.org.
  3. "Christina Schwab". The Daily Illini. Retrieved 2020-07-17.