Jennette Jansen

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Jennette Jansen
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  Netherlands
Paralympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona 5000 metres - TW3-4
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Marathon - TW3-4
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 1500 metres - TW3-4
Wheelchair basketball
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Women's

Jennette Jansen (born c. 1968, Westerhaar) is a Paralympian from the Netherlands competing mainly in category TW4 wheelchair racing and later as a basketball player.


Jansen first appeared in the Paralympics in the Athletics events of the 1992 Barcelona games. There she won two silvers in 5000 m and marathon as well as bronze in the 1500 m all in combined TW3-4 classes. By the time of the Atlanta games in 1996 she was part of the Dutch team in wheelchair basketball that won the silver medal, she continued competing as part of the team in 2000 and 2004 but without any further medal success.

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