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Ray Martin Selected as USOC Paralympic SportsMan of the Year


By admin - Posted on 24 September 2012

University of Illinois freshman Raymond Martin, 18, has been selected as the Paralympic SportsMan of the Year, after he won four gold medals in every race he entered at the 2012 Paralympic Games. He claimed victories in the 100, 200, 400 and 800 meters. He received his award on Sept. 21 at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly, along with others winners, including Olympians Michael Phelps (the most decorated Olympian in history), Allyson Felix and the U.S. Women's Eight Rowing Team, as well as the Paralympic Men's Quad Doubles Paralympic and phenom Jessica Long (with 17 medals in three Paralympic Games), as well as Olympic Torch Winner and U.S. Olympians Association Vice President Micki King.
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-09-17/sports/chi-illinis-martin-...
 

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