Liisa Lilja

  • Finland
  • Born: 1992
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 2
Paralympics Ranking 5
Starts
14
Podiums
12
Wins
2
Biography

When she was eight years old, she was diagnosed with bone cancer and her right leg was amputated above the knee. Although cancer took one of her limbs, it didn’t take her capacity to move. Rehabilitation led her to start swimming. She is still the holder of three Finnish records and several Finnish championships. In the beginning of 2014 she started paratriathlon.

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Latest Athlete Results
1
2017 Iseo - Franciacorta ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
08 Jul, 2017 - PTS2 Women - 01:27:53
1
2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships
18 Jun, 2017 - PTS2 Women - 01:28:07
3
2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
13 May, 2017 - PTS2 Women - 01:23:50
4
2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games
10 Sep, 2016 - Women's PT2 - 01:26:01
2
2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships
23 Jul, 2016 - Women's PT2 - 01:24:36
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Liisa
Family Name Lilja
Representing FIN
Year of Birth 1992
Website http://liisalilja.fi
Liisa's next event
28 Jul, 2017
2017 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series
Edmonton, Canada • Start List
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