Vicki Hansford

Vicki Hansford
Rowing
2008 Beijing Paralympics
Bronze medallist

Vicki Hansford was born in Lewisham on 31 October 1979. She studied Physical Education at undergraduate level at Leeds Met University, where she competed in the national netball league. She was diagnosed with cancer and lost part of her right leg. Vicki started rowing in February 2006 having previously competed successfully in track athletics. She was selected for the LTA coxed four for the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games and won a bronze medal. She has also won a silver medal in the LTA coxed four at the 2007 World Championships.

Vicki is now studying for an MSC in Sports Psychology at Brunel University and has been working as a Sports Development Manager at the University of Surrey.

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