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Pamela Fontaine

Pamela Fontaine

Pamela Fontaine (born 1964 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American Paralympic table tennis player.

Pamela Fontaine
Nationality United States
ResidenceHighland Village, Texas[1]
Born (1964-12-16) 16 December 1964
Columbus, Ohio
Medal record
Wheelchair basketball
Paralympic Games
1996 AtlantaWomen's wheelchair basketball
Para table tennis
Paralympic Games
1984 New York/Stoke MandevilleTable tennis teams 1A-C
Parapan American Games
2007 Rio de JaneiroWomen's singles C1-3
2007 Rio de JaneiroWomen's teams C4-5
2011 GuadalajaraWomen's teams C1-3
2015 TorontoWomen's singles C3
Pan American Championships
2009 Margarita IslandWomen's singles C1-3
2009 Margarita IslandWomen's teams C1-3

She participated in the 1984 Summer Paralympics but decided to retire three years later. She took up wheelchair basketball and won a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Paralympics.[2] Five years later she returned to table tennis and became a 3-time silver medalist at both the 2007 and 2011 Parapan American Games for both singles and doubles. In 2009 she won 2 gold medals for the same reasons and at the same place.[3] In 2016 she participated in 2016 Summer Paralympics.[1] Prior to participation at the Paralympic games in Rio, she participated at the Slovakian and Slovenian Opens.[4]


  1. Rachel Williams (August 29, 2016). "Get to Know Three Dallas Paralympians Competing in Rio Next Month". Dallas Observer. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  2. Laura Smith-Spark (August 30, 2012). "28 years later, U.S. Paralympians fulfill a dream in London". CNN. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  3. "Pamela Fontaine". Team USA. United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  4. John Groth (May 8, 2015). "Back in the Game". Sports 'N Spokes. Retrieved January 14, 2018.

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