Liisa Lilja

  • Finland
  • Born: 1992
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 3
Paralympics Ranking 5
Starts
12
Podiums
10
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
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
2
2016 Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships
26 May, 2016 - Women's PT2 - 01:27:47
3
2016 Aguilas ITU World Paratriathlon Event
15 May, 2016 - Women's PT2 - 01:29:44
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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
16 - 18 Jun, 2017
2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships
Kitzbühel, Austria • Start List
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