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ZUMMO Bethany
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC United States   
GenderWomen
Age26
Place of BirthDublin, CA, USA
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
D
Further Personal Information
Residence
Edmond, OK, USA
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing volleyball in 2005 at Fallon Middle School in Dublin, CA, United States of America.
Name of coach
Bill Hamiter [national], USA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Libero
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
United States
General Interest
Hobbies
Sewing, weaving, painting. (teamusa.org, 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (teamusa.org, 21 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work hard. Play harder." (Twitter profile, 13 Jul 2016)
Awards and honours
She was a member of the US national sitting volleyball team that was named the 2016 Paralympic Team of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee [USOC]. (teamusa.org, 2016)
Famous relatives
Her sisters Hailey and Megan have both played lacrosse for Saint Mary's College of California in Moraga, CA, United States of America. (teamusa.org, 2016)
Ambitions
After her sitting volleyball career has finished, she wants to open her own clothing business to create customised clothing and art. (teamusa.org, 2016)
Impairment
She was born without her right fibula, and her foot was amputated at age two. (USA Volleyball, 17 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Team  
2 2018 Team