Sophie Christiansen

( 1987 - )

Equestrian and Paralympic gold medallist

Sophie Christiansen is a British dressage rider who has competed in four successive Paralympic Games and is currently an eight-time Paralympic champion.

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Sophie Christiansen

Sophie Christiansen

Sophie Christiansen was born with cerebral palsy and has suffered from other health problems. She started riding at age 6 and first competed at the Paralympics aged 16, and was the youngest athlete for Great Britian at the Athens Paralympics in 2004, where she won a bronze medal. Christiansen  also has multiple world and European titles.                                        

Christiansen graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2011, and now works for investment bank Goldmann Sachs. More information on Sophie can be found on her her website and social media.

Affiliated with

Royal Holloway, University of London

Subjects studied

  • Mathematics