Angela Madsen

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Angela Madsen (May 10, 1960 – June 22, 2020) was an American Paralympian sportswoman. She participated in both rowing and track and field.[1] She won a bronze medal in the shot put at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. Madsen, along with team-mate Helen Taylor, is the first woman to have rowed across the Indian Ocean. Madsen was born in Long Beach, California.

Madsen drowned while rowing near Honolulu, Hawaii on June 22, 2020 at the age of 60.[2]

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  1. "Angela Madsen: Track and Field". Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  2. Paralympic Medalist Angela Madsen Dies On Solo Rowing Trip Across Pacific Ocean