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Josh Cinnamo

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2023 Parapan American Games - Para Track and Field

November 17, 2023 - November 26, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

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Paris 2023 Para Athletics World Championships

July 8 - 17, 2023 | Paris, France

Athlete Bio

Josh Cinnamo
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Feb 18, 1981


San Diego, CA


Luther College

classification: F46

A native of southern California, born and raised in San Diego, Cinnamo was born with a congenital limb deficiency of his right arm...Cinnamo played on the football team at Morse High School and was a dual sport athlete at Luther College where he competed on the football and track and field...Competed in several arenas including various CrossFit competitions, Spartan races, the Arnold Sports Festival and the Working Wounded Games...Since attending a Paralympic talent camp in Chicago in April 2014, Cinnamo has emerged as one of the top field athletes on Team USA as an F46 shot put thrower...Son of Michele Cinnamo-King and Charlie Cinnamo...Married to Kate Cinnamo and has two children, Tate and Tess...Has two brothers, Chuck and Chris.
  • Has set multiple F46 shot put records since his debut in 2014
  • Won silver at the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships (shot put)
  • Won gold at both the 2019 Parapan American Games and 2019 World Para Athletics Championships
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); one-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (shot put)
  • Most recent: 2023 – silver (shot put throw)
  • Years of Participation: 2017, 2019, 2023
  • Medals: 2 (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2019 (shot put throw)
  • Silver – 2023 (shot put throw)

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