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Sister Spotlight: Tatyana McFadden Competes in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Tatyana McFadden poses for a portrait during the Team USA Tokyo 2020 Olympics shoot on Nov. 19, 2019 in West Hollywood, California.

Join us in cheering on Phi Sigma Sigma sister, Tatyana McFadden, Theta Chapter at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as she competes in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Tatyana is a 17-time Paralympic medal winner, winner of 22 World Marathon Majors and one of the top female wheelchair racers.

Tatyana is planning to race in five T54 events: the 400 (September 2), 800 (August 29), 1,500 (August 30), 5,000 (August 27) and marathon (September 5).

We are incredibly proud of Tatyana and look forward to cheering her as she competes this week in Tokyo! Aim high! Read more about Tatyana here.


You can watch the Tokyo Paralympics on NBC, NBCSN and the Olympic Channel. Coverage can also be streamed on, the NBC Sports app and Peacock.


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