Marlou van Rhijn

Career Highlights

  • Paralympic Games: London 2012 - Gold - 200m (T44) & Silver - 100m (T44), Rio 2016 - Gold – 100m (T44) & 200 m (T44)
  • IPC World Championships: Lyon 2013 - Gold - 100m (T44) & 200m (T44), Doha 2015 - Gold - 100m (T44) & 200m (T44)
  • IPC European Championships: Stadskanaal 2012 - Gold - 100m (T44) & 200m (T44), Swansea 2014 Gold - 100m (T44) & 200m (T44) & Bronze - 400m (T44)

Biography

Event(s): T43 100 & 200
Nationality: Holland
DOB: 22/10/1991

Marlou van Rhijn (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑrˈlu vɑn rɛin]; born 22 October 1991) is a professional Dutch sprint runner. Van Rhijn, who was born without lower legs, is the world record holder for T43 in the 100 and 200 metres events and runs with the aid of carbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs. She competes in T44 (single below knee incapacity) events though she is actually classified in T43 (double below knee).

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Middle Distance Runner

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