Nora Hansel

  • Germany
  • Born: 1985
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 1
Starts
12
Podiums
10
Wins
7
Biography

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion

Origin of Impairment
Illness

Impairment Details
In 2003 she fell ill with a rare brain tumour. Its consequences include partial paralysis and loss of balance.

Start of sporting career
Following eight years of recovery from her illness, she first tried para-cycling in 2011 and then turned to triathlon in 2013.

Reason for taking up this sport
She was an athlete before her illness. After her recovery she searched for sport opportunities for athletes with impairments.

Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Training
She trains 20 hours a week.

ClubPV Triathlon Witten, Germany

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Competition Highlights
PARA - TRIATHLON

RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
1PT22014Edmonton, AB, CAN1:32:24

PARA - CYCLING

RankEventYearLocation
Merano / Marlengo
2C3 - Road Race2013Merano, ITA
2C3 - Time Trial2013Merano, ITA

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Latest Athlete Results
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
1
2016 GER Paratriathlon National Championship
16 Jul, 2016 - Women's PT3 - 01:23:08
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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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