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Connie Hansen

Sport

Athletics

Country

Denmark

Disability group

Spinal cord injury

Achievements

Hansen took home a total of nine gold medals combined from the Paralympic Games in Seoul 1988 and Barcelona 1992. She was successful at both competitions with racing in the women's 1,500m, 800m, and the women's marathon. Hansen also showed the spectators her consistent 800m victories, along with other events at several World Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Games. Named "Athlete of the Year" in 1992 by the Danish Sport Organisation for the Disabled, she is an Executive Committee member of the National Paralympic Committee of Denmark.

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