Achievements

Breaking Marathon World Records and Growing Her Paralympics Medal Count

Tatyana McFadden is the fastest woman on three wheels. As a member of USA Paralympics Team she has brought home gold, silver, & bronze medals. She has broken marathon records time and time again.

And the races are far from over.

2017

  • Forbes magazine: “30 Under 30” Class Of 2017

2016

  • Chicago Marathon: 1st place
  • Rio Paralympic Games: Gold Medals: 400m, 800m, 1,500m, 5000m, Silver: 100m, marathon
  • Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award:  Athlete who has performed at an outstanding level and overcome adversity and best exemplifies sportsmanship, at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
  • ESPY Best Female Athlete of the Year with a Disability 
  • London Marathon: 1st place
  • Boston Marathon: 1st place
  • Best Female Athlete of 2016, United States Olympic Committee 

2015

  • Grand Slam winner 2015: Won the women’s wheelchair race divisions of the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York City marathons for 2015. This makes her the first person—able-bodied or otherwise—to win four major marathons for three years.
  • Women’s Sports Foundation: 2015 Wilma Rudolph Courage Award Winner
  • NYC Marathon: 1st place
  • Chicago Marathon: 1st place
  • London Marathon: 1st place
  • Boston Marathon: 1st place
  • Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with Disabilities 
  • Best Female Athlete of 2015,United States Olympic Committee 
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch Disabled Athlete Award: International Olympic Committee, 2015

2014

  • NYCMarathon2Grand Slam winner 2014: Won the women’s wheelchair race divisions of the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York City marathons for 2014. This makes her the first person—able-bodied or otherwise—to win four major marathons for two years.
  • NYC Marathon: 1st place
  • Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, GA: 1st place with the time of 23:17:42
  • London Marathon: 1st place and set new marathon course record
  • Boston Marathon: 1st place
  • Chicago Marathon: 1st place
  • Falmouth Road Race : 1st place Marathon, set new marathon course record
  • Sochi Paralympics: Cross Country 1k: Silver Medal
  • USA Track and Field Nationals: 1st place, world records: 1,500 m and 5,000 m
  • Para-Athlete of the Year, USA Track and Field, 2014

2013

  • World IPC Championships, Lyon France: 6 gold medals 100m, 200, 400m, 800m, 1,500, 5,000m. First athlete to win six gold medals at a championships, world Record 800m
  • Grand Slam winner 2013: Won the women’s wheelchair race divisions of the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York City marathons in 2013. This makes her the first person – able-bodied or otherwise – to win four major marathons in the same year. She also set a new course record for the Chicago Marathon (1 hour, 42 minutes, 35 seconds).
  • NYC Marathon: 1st place
  • London Marathon: 1st place and set new marathon course record
  • Boston Marathon: 1st place
  • Chicago Marathon: 1st place

2012 

  • London Paralympic Games: Gold Medals: 400m, 800m, 1,500m, Bronze: 100m
  • Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, Georgia : 1stplace with the time of 23:53:08
  • Chicago Marathon: 1st place

2011

  • Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, Georgia: 1stplace with the time of 23:39:26.
  • Chicago Marathon: 1st place
  • World Championships, New Zealand: Gold medal: 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, Bronze: 100m

2010

  • Peachtree Road Race Atlanta, Georgia: 1st place with the time of 23:47:66.
  • New York Marathon: 1st place

2009

  • Chicago Marathon: 1st place

2008 

  • Beijing Paralympic Games: Silver Medal: 200m, 400m, 800m: Bronze Medal: 4 x 100m

2007

  • Visa Paralympic World Cup, Manchester, United Kingdom: Gold medal: 400m, 800m: Bronze Medal: 100m
  • Boiling Point Wheelchair Track Classic, Windsor, Ontario, Canada: First place, 200m – world record
  • S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, Atlanta, Ga.: 1st place 200m, 800m
  • Meet in the Heat, Atlanta, Ga.: Silver Medal: 200m, 400m, 800m

2006

  • IPC World Championships, Assen, The Netherlands: Gold medal, 100m (WR); Two silver medals, 200m, 400m

2005

  • IPC Open European National Championships, Espoo, Finland: Gold medal: 100m, Silver medal: 400m, 800m, Bronze medal: 200m
  • Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, Georgia: 1stplace with the time of 23:53:08

2004 

  • Athens Paralympic Games: Silver medal: 100m, Bronze medal: 200m

2003 

  • Member of U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Team