2008 Sportswoman of the Year

Trude RAAD

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Flag: Norway Norway (NOR)


Trude's accomplishments included two Gold medals in hammer and discus throw at the World Deaf Athletics Championships in Izmir, Turkey in August 2008. She also holds World Junior Record and European record in discus. Trude is proud to hold hammer throw record in World category. Her other accomplishments include:

  • 3 Silver medals (hammer, discus, shot put) at Norwegian Championships (hearing)
  • 3 Gold medals (hammer, shot, discus) at Norwegian Junior Championships (hearing)
  • Nordic Match (1 gold in hammer 58,90) and (1 silver in shot put 13.15)
  • Throw-gala in Halle, Germany in May no. 6 in junior class on hammer 58.03 (Norwegian junior record)
  • New record in hammer every weekend in August (58.55, 58.90, 59.37 and 60.47)

Trude at very young age will definitely make news and set more new records.

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

OLENKO KairitFlag: Estonia Estonia (EST)Athletics
YAKUBOVSKAYA OlgaFlag: Russian Federation Russian Federation (RUS)Athletics
MIKHAYLOVA NataliaFlag: Russian Federation Russian Federation (RUS)Football
VERNON MelindaFlag: Australia Australia (AUS)Athletics
ALBRECHT HeikeFlag: Germany Germany (GER)Tennis
MAZHARA InnaFlag: Ukraine Ukraine (UKR)Karate
CRESSY EmilyFlag: United States United States (USA)Football
SANTOS JoanaFlag: Portugal Portugal (POR)Judo
BRUNNBAUER BeatriceFlag: Austria Austria (AUT)Alpine Skiing

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