Karissa Whitsell

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Karissa Whitsell
Personal information
Full name Karissa Whitsell
Born (1981-06-15) 15 June 1981 (age 33)
 United States
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Infobox last updated on
September 9, 2008

Karissa Whitsell (born 15 June 1981) is an accomplished American blind cyclist. Whitsell, with her tandem partner Katie Compton, won four medals at the 2004 ΧΙΙ Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece. They won a gold medal in the road race/time trial event, another gold in the 3 km individual pursuit, a silver in the 1 km time trial, and a bronze in the sprint.[1]

Whitsell won a bronze medal in the time trial event in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing.[2]

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  1. ^ Sweet song
  2. ^ "Paralympics: Kiwi news day three". Television New Zealand. 10 September 2008. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 

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