HerStory

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Louise SAUVAGE

Special Achievements:

1992 - First woman wheelchair Olympian to be internationally successful.
2000 - First woman with a disability to be named World Sportsperson of the Year at inaugural Laureus Awards in Monaco.
1992 - Awarded Order of Australia.

Additional Information:

Winner of eleven world championships, gold medals, and seven Paralympics gold medals.