SPORTING Oz Paralympian

Louise Sauvage
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Champion Paralympian wheelchair track and road racer.

On November 30th, 1998, Louise was named as Paralympian of the Year for the fourth time at a black tie dinner at Sydney's Star City Casino. She had won the award previously in 1994, 1996 and 1997.

In August '98, at the world championships in Birmingham, she won 6 gold medals in events ranging from the 4x100 metres relay to the marathon. Earlier in the year she had won the famous Boston event.

In January, 1999, Louise won her 7th Oz Day 10km wheelchair race at Circular Quay, Sydney.


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