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Angela Madsen

Track and Field

  • 2012
  • 2008
TwitterFacebookName: Angela Madsen
Sport: Para Track and Field
Event: Shot Put, Javelin
Current Residence: Long Beach, CA

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games - bronze (discus)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games – Seventh (Rowing)
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 Paralympic Track & Field Trials – Gold (Shot Put), Silver (Javelin)
  • 2011 Parapan American Games – Silver (Shot Put)
  • World record holder in shot put
  • Americas record holder in shot put and javelin
  • 2008 Paralympic Games – Seventh (Rowing)
  • 2000-08 Rowing National Championships - Gold (Rowing)
  • 2003-06 Rowing World Championships - Gold (Rowing)
  • 2002 Rowing World Championships - Silver (Rowing mens 1X)
  • 2011 Guiness World Record (Rowed and skippered mixed 16X across the Atlantic in
    47 days)
  • 2010 Guiness World Record (Rowed a women’s 4X Circumnavigation of GB in 51
  • 2009 Guiness World Record (Rowed and skippered mixed8X across the Indian ocean
    in 58 days)
  • 2007 Guiness World Record (Rowed mixed 2X across the Atlantic ocean in 67 days)

Fun Facts: Amateur Athletic Foundation named Madsen a recipient of the Women Who Inspire Us award… Received the Leo Reilly, Jr. Award in 2003 for outstanding spirit and determination… 2011 California Paralyzed Veterans Association Legacy of Hope American Spirit Award winner… Named City of Long Beach Press Telegram 2011 Amazing Woman of the Year in the sports category.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field

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