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ATHLETE: Hailey Danisewicz CATEGORY: Athletics SUBCATEGORY: Paralympic Triathlon DESKTOP_ID: 5021642597001 MOBILE_ID: 5021496462001

July 25, 2014

Paratriathlon makes its debut in Rio, making Danisewicz the first U.S. triathlete to ever qualify for the Paralympic games. Danisewicz won the world championships in 2013, just two years after taking up the sport, and she took silver in the ’14 and ’15 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships.

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