The University of Alabama announced this week they are sending 22 current and former athletes and coaches to Rio this Fall.

September 7th marks the beginning of the Rio De Janerio 2016 Paralympics and athletes sent by Alabama will represent their respective countries and the University.

Athletes currently competing include senior Shelby Barron who will be competing in women’s wheelchair tennis. Additionally, sophomore Arrin Young will be competing alongside freshmen teammates Babsi Gross, Jamey Jewells, Rosalie Lalonde and graduate student Dara Sales. Adam Lancia, Alabama’s Women’s Head Coach, will be playing for Canada in Men’s Wheelchair Basketball.

Here is a full list of all athletes:

Alabama Current Students & Coaches in Rio:

  • Shelby Barron - Senior - USA - Wheelchair Tennis
  • Arinn Young - Sophomore - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Babsi Gross - Freshman - Germany - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Darda Sales - Grad Student - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Jamey Jewells - Freshman - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Rosalie Lalonde - Freshman - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Adam Lancia - Women’s Head Coach at Alabama - Playing for Team Canada in Men’s Wheelchair Basketball

Alabama Former Players & Coaches in Rio:

  • Jannik Blair - Australia - Wheelchair Basketball - Australia
  • Mackenzie Soldan - USA - Wheelchair Basketball - Dallas TX
  • Bo Hedges - Canada Wheelchair Basketball - Toronto
  • Jared Arambula - USA - Wheelchair Basketball - Valparaiso, IN
  • Desi Miller - USA - Wheelchair Basketball - Milwaukee WI
  • Annika Zeyen - Germany - Wheelchair Basketball - Bonn Germany
  • Janet McLachlan - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball - Victoria, Canada
  • Cindy Oulette - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball - Quebec City, Canada
  • Katie Harnock - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball - Kitchner, Ontario Canada
  • Erica Gavel - Canada - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Laurie Williams - GB - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Jude Hamner - GB - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Alana Nichols - USA - Para Canoeing - Denver, Colorado
  • Stephane Wheeler - USA - Head Coach USA Women’s Wheelchair Basketball - Played at Alabama
  • Miles Thompson - GB - Head Coach GB Women’s Wheelchair Basketball - Coached at Alabama

Information on where to watch the games can be found here.