Hilton Langenhoven

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Hilton Langenhoven
Hilton Langenhoven - 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.jpg
Hilton Langenhoven at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.
Personal information
Nationality South African
Born (1983-06-21) 21 June 1983 (age 34)
Somerset West, South Africa
Height 177 cm (70 in)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Disability class T12
Event(s) long jump
sprint

Hilton Langenhoven (born 21 June 1983)[1] is a South African athlete and three time Paralympic Champion, competing mainly in category F12 (visual impairment) long jump events. He was born in Somerset West, Western Cape.[1]

He competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There he won a silver medal in the men's Long jump - F12 event, finished eighth in the men's 100 metres - T12 event, finished eighth in the men's 200 metres - T12 event and finished fifth in the men's Javelin throw - F12 event. At the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, he won a silver medal in the 100 metres T12 event.[1] He also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China, a gold medal in the men's 200 metres - T12 event, a gold medal in the men's Long jump - F12 event and a gold medal in the men's Pentathlon - P12 event

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Langenhoven Hilton". Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 

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