Joey Johnson

Joey Johnson was eight years old when he was diagnosed with a degenerative hip disease. He began playing wheelchair basketball the following year after being introduced to the sport by a friend. Since then, Johnson has played professionally in Australia and Germany and has been a member of Team Canada since 1995.
A four-time Paralympian, Johnson helped Team Canada win gold medals at the 2004 Athens 2004 and 2000 Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, plus a silver in 2008 in Beijing. He was a member of the team that won silver at the 2007 Parapan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and bronze in 2011 at Guadalajara, Mexico.
Johnson was a National Championship all-star in 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2009. He won World Championship gold in 2006 and bronze in 1998 and 2002.
Considered one of the best power players in the world, Johnson is known for his intensity and toughness in the paint. On offense, he knows how to generate plays by creating space for himself and his teammates.
He is married with three children.

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2012 London ParalympicsWheelchair BasketballWheelchair Basketball - Mengold
2004 Athens ParalympicsWheelchair BasketballWheelchair Basketball - Mengold
2000 Sydney ParalympicsWheelchair BasketballWheelchair Basketball - Mengold
2008 Beijing ParalympicsWheelchair BasketballWheelchair Basketball - Mensilver
2011 Guadalajara Parapan AmsWheelchair BasketballWheelchair Basketball - Menbronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Basketball - Men 1
2008 Beijing Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Basketball - Men 2
2004 Athens Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Basketball - Men 1
2000 Sydney Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Basketball - Men 1
1996 Atlanta Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Basketball - Men 5
Games Sport Event Result
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Basketball - Men 3