GJESSING Lisa

4 Jul 1978
43
Female
K44
RY
 
Denmark

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
TKW Taekwondo Women K44 -58kg 1 Gold Medal

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Makuhari Messe Hall B
DEN
GJESSING LGJESSING Lisa
 Sport Class: K44
14
PTF
EGY
ABOHEGAZY SABOHEGAZY Salma
 Sport Class: K44
3
Finished
Makuhari Messe Hall B
DEN
GJESSING LGJESSING Lisa
 Sport Class: K44
8
PTF
BRA
CARDOSO FERNANDESCARDOSO FERNANDES Silvana Mayara
 Sport Class: K44
6
Finished
Makuhari Messe Hall B
DEN
GJESSING LGJESSING Lisa
 Sport Class: K44
32
PTF
GBR
MUNRO BMUNRO Beth
 Sport Class: K44
14
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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RankEventYearLocation
World Championships
1Women K44 -58kg2017London, GBR
1Women K44 -58kg2015Samsun, TUR
1Women K44 -58kg2014Moscow, RUS
1Women's A8 -57kg W2013Lausanne, SUI
3Women K44 -58kg2019Antalya, TUR
European Championships
1Women K44 -58kg2019Bari, ITA
1Women K44 -58kg2018Plovdiv, BUL
1Women K44 -58kg2016Warsaw, POL
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Athlete, Lawyer
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Husband Kristian, daughters Frida and Kajsa
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Danish, English
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Bjarne Johansen [personal], DEN
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Her husband Kristian Gjessing represented Denmark in handball, and competed at the 2003 World Championships in Portugal. (herningfolkeblad.dk, 03 Apr 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 20 Oct 2020)
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She represented Denmark in able-bodied taekwondo at the World Championships in 2001 and 2003. (insidethegames.biz, 29 Sep 2019)
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In 2018 she fractured her right arm and was sidelined for seven months. (midtjyllandsavis.dk, 06 Feb 2020)
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She took up Para taekwondo in 2012. (insidethegames.biz, 29 Sep 2019)
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She previously competed in able-bodied taekwondo. She retired from the sport in 2004, but coach Bjarne Johansen introduced her to Para taekwondo in 2012, following her amputation. (insidethegames.biz, 29 Sep 2019)
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To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (insidethegames.biz, 29 Sep 2019)
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She received the 2019 Pressalit Keep Living award as the Best Para Athlete of the Year in Denmark. (midtjyllandsavis.dk, 06 Feb 2020)
Legend
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Gold Medal
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
PTF:
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