2000 Sportswoman of the Year

Cecilia FERM

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Flag: Sweden Sweden (SWE)


Cecilia is a member of IK Hepatha Club and a country's most prominent deaf sportswoman as she continues to receive much publicity and attention by playing for a hearing professional team, NERIKES: along with her hearing teammates, she already won the national championship four times. A member of the national teams for the non-deaf and the deaf. In 2000 at Patras, Greece, she led her deaf national team in retaining the European title (Sweden beat Lithuania, 59-47 in the championship game).

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

MYRVOLL ToneFlag: Norway Norway (NOR)Cross Country Skiing
KURKOVA PetraFlag: Czech Republic Czech Republic (CZE)Alpine Skiing
HASHIMOTO KiyomiFlag: Japan Japan (JPN)Athletics
DULA OlgaFlag: Russian Federation Russian Federation (RUS)Orienteering
LIGHTFOOT HeatherFlag: United States United States (USA)Athletics
VERGULT GreetFlag: Belgium Belgium (BEL)Athletics
LEVI ErikaFlag: Singapore Singapore (SIN)Swimming
CARVAJAL DÁVILA Kenia RosaFlag: Cuba Cuba (CUB)Athletics
INTSONE AgitaFlag: Latvia Latvia (LAT)Orienteering

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