Name: Hannah Dederick
Sport: Track and Field
Classification: T54
Height: 5-5
Weight: 86
DOB: 11/20/2002
Birthplace: Suzhou, China
Hometown: Mead, Wash.
High School: Central Valley High School (Spokane Valley, Wash.) ‘21
College: University of Illinois ‘25
Team/Club: ParaSport Spokane
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (100-meter), No Result (400-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2019 – 6th (100-meter)
  • Years of Participation: 2019
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2019 (100-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Para Athletics Junior Championships, gold (100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter, 800-meter)
  • 2018 Arizona Grand Prix, gold (200-meter, 5,000-meter), silver (1,500-meter), bronze (100-meter, 400-meter, 800-meter)
  • 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships, gold (100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter, 800-meter), silver (1,500-meter)
Personal: Daughter of Don and Lori Dederick and has five siblings - Caleb, Courtney, Heather, Jonathan and Stephen...Born with spina bifida...Abandoned at the steps of a hospital in Suzhou, China and adopted from an orphanage by a volunteer from the United States, Lori...Known as “Princess” in her orphanage...Hobbies include photography, traveling, watching movies, listening to music and playing with animals...Learned about wheelchair track in 2015 through Shriners Children’s Hospital, which connected her with ParaSport Spokane...Also plays wheelchair basketball.