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Marianne Maiboll

Athletics | Nordic Skiing


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Danish, English, German
Higher education
Health Studies - University of Copenhagen: Denmark

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up wheelchair racing at age 30.
Why this sport?
She quickly became serious and passionate about the sport.
Name of coach
Joachim Lund [national], DEN

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"The secret is having strength, talent and enjoying training." (, 01 Apr 2009)
Other sports
She represented Denmark in para-cross country skiing at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. She also competed in para-cycling at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Mar 2015;, 27 Mar 2011;, 20 Mar 2011)
In 2003 she developed paraplegia as a result of a condition that affected her spine. (, 20 Mar 2011;, 01 Feb 2010)


Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1 km Sprint Sitting Qualification 11
Women's 5 km Sitting Final Round 13
Women's 10 km Sitting Final Round 10
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-03 6
Women's 800 m T54 Heat 3 2012-09-04 4
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-08 6