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Hannah Dederick

Paralympian 2020

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2023 Parapan American Games - Para Track and Field

November 17, 2023 - November 26, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

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Paris 2023 Para Athletics World Championships

July 8 - 17, 2023 | Paris, France

Athlete Bio

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Nov 20, 2002


Mead, WA


University of Illinois

classification: T54

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.

  • 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)
  • One-time Paralympian (2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (100-meter), prelims (400-meter)
  • Most Recent: 2023 – 6th (100-meter); 7th (800-meter)
  • Years of Participation: 2019, 2023
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2019 (100-meter)

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