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Hope Lewellen

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Palos Park, IL, USA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Aviation Studies - Lewis University

General interest

Other sports
She won a silver medal in doubles wheelchair tennis at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, as well as bronze [2004] and silver [2008] medals in sitting volleyball at the Paralympic Games. (teamusa.org, 15 Sep 2015)
Impairment
In 1989 she was working as an airline mechanic when her legs were run over by a taxiing airliner. The accident lead to a right leg amputation. (chicagotribune.com, 29 Aug 1989)