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Jessica Lewis


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Athlete Profile

Jessica Cooper Lewis, born on April 3, 1993, is not just an athlete; she's a beacon of inspiration and a testament to the indomitable spirit of human determination. As a Bermudian Paralympic sensation, Jessica has left an indelible mark on the tracks, specializing in the 400 meters and 800 meters events. Her journey to the pinnacle of Paralympic sports saw her qualify for the 2020 Summer Paralympics, where she showcased her prowess in the Women's 100m T53.

But her accolades don't end there. Jessica has graced the Parapan American Games thrice, bringing home a staggering four medals. She etched her name in history as Bermuda's first-ever Paralympic athlete, making her debut in the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Her bronze medal win in the T53 100m at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha further solidified her status as a global sports icon.

With personal bests that would leave many in awe, including a 100 meters in 16.19 seconds and 400 meters in 58.59 seconds, Jessica's achievements are nothing short of legendary. From clinching gold at the Parapan American Games to being honored as Bermuda's Sportswoman of the Year in 2015, her journey is a stirring narrative of perseverance, passion, and unparalleled talent.

Join us in celebrating Jessica Cooper Lewis - a true embodiment of athletic excellence and an inspiration for all who dare to dream beyond limitations.

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