Nora Hansel

  • Germany
  • Born: 1985
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 3
Starts
13
Podiums
10
Wins
7
Biography

In 2003 Nora fell ill with a rare brain tumour. Its consequences include partial paralysis and loss of balance. Nora now suffers from an impairment of range of motion. Following eight years of recovery from her illness, she first tried para-cycling in 2011 and then turned to triathlon in 2013. Nora was an athlete before her illness and after her recovery she searched for sport opportunities for athletes with impairments.

Nora had an incredible start to her ITU racing career since she started competing in 2014 by taking out five consecutive gold medals. Nora currently trains 20 hours a week at PV Triathlon Witten, Germany.

Recent Highlights

- 4th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Besancon ITU Paratriathlon World Cup;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series; and
- 5th place at the 2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships.  

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Latest Athlete Results
4
2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
14 Sep, 2017 - PTS3 Women - 01:27:06
DNF
2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships
18 Jun, 2017 - PTS3 Women - DNF
2
2017 Besancon ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
04 Jun, 2017 - PTS3 Women - 01:31:12
2
2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
13 May, 2017 - PTS3 Women - 01:23:34
5
2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships
23 Jul, 2016 - Women's PT3 - 01:25:25
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Nora
Family Name Hansel
Representing GER
Year of Birth 1985
Residence Bochum, Germany
Coach Tom Kosmehl [national]
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