Jenna Fesemyer

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Jenna Fesemyer
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At halfway point in 2021 Boston Marathon
Personal information
Born (1997-01-31) January 31, 1997 (age 24)
Sport
CountryUnited States
Sport Wheelchair racing
Disability class T54
Medal record
Women's wheelchair racing
Representing Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Parapan American Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2019 Lima 800 m T54
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2019 Lima 400 m T54

Jenna Fesemyer (born January 31, 1997) [1] is an American wheelchair racer. She won a gold and a silver medal at the 2019 Parapan American Games held in Lima, Peru. She also represented the United States at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.

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In 2020, she won the bronze medal in the women's wheelchair race in the 2020 London Marathon held in London, United Kingdom. [2] [3] [4]

Career

In 2019, she won the silver medal in the women's wheelchair race in the 2019 Los Angeles Marathon held in Los Angeles, United States. In the same year, she represented the United States at the 2019 Parapan American Games held in Lima, Peru and she won the gold medal in the women's 800 metres T54 event and the silver medal in the women's 400 metres T54 event. [5] In November 2019, she finished in 7th place in the 2019 New York City Marathon held in New York City, United States.[ citation needed ] Fesemeyer came third at the delayed 2020 London Marathon. [6] [7]

At the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, she finished in 7th place in the women's 5000 metres T54 event with a new personal best of 11:17.24. [8] She also competed in the women's 1500 metres T54 and women's marathon T54 events.

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2019 Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, United States2ndMarathon2:04:14
Parapan American Games Lima, Peru2nd400 m
1st800 m
2020 London Marathon London, United Kingdom3rdMarathon1:52:16

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References

  1. "Jenna Fesemyer". Team USA. Retrieved October 8, 2020.
  2. "Nikita den Boer and Brent Lakatos win for the first time in London". paralympic.org. October 4, 2020. Archived from the original on October 4, 2020. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  3. "Jenna Fesemyer finishes third at London Marathon". Record Courier. October 5, 2020. Archived from the original on October 22, 2020. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  4. "2020 London Marathon Results". NBC Sports. October 4, 2020. Retrieved April 27, 2021.
  5. "Athletics Results Book" (PDF). 2019 Parapan American Games. Archived (PDF) from the original on October 8, 2020. Retrieved October 8, 2020.
  6. Dawson, Andrew (October 4, 2020). "Brent Lakatos and Nikita Den Boer Capture the London Marathon Wheelchair Titles". Runner's World . Archived from the original on October 6, 2020. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  7. Morgan, Liam (October 4, 2020). "Den Boer upsets Schär to win women's wheelchair race at London Marathon". InsideTheGames.biz . Retrieved September 14, 2021.
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