Birth - Death
1979 - 2019
Olympic Gold, Olympic Silver, Olympic Bronze, World Champion
Wheelchair track athlete. Competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games, she won Silver in the 400m wheelchair competition and bronze in 100m race. She won Olympic Gold in the 2012 Paralympic Games, 100m wheelchair race, followed by Olympic Silver in the 200m wheelchair race. World Champion, 200m wheelchair race, 2015. She set many world records throughout her racing career. Prior to her competing in track she participated in triathlons, racing the Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii. She created worldwide attention and controversy when she died by euthanasia.
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