Henrik Jorgensen (Paralympian)
Henrik Jorgensen is a Danish Paralympic athlete and boccia player who has competed in five Paralympic Games.
Henrik made his Paralympic debut in 1984, competing in athletics and boccia. In New York/Stoke Mandeville 1984 he won three gold medals, the men's slalom and precision throw and individual boccia C1. In 1984, boccia was making its Paralympics debut, so he became one of its first champions. In the boccia, he beat Russell Cecchini of Canada in the final. Starting from Seoul 1988 he moved into boccia permanently and became a master player, winning three silver and two bronze medals in the sport.
In Atlanta 1996 he won the silver medal in Boccia Individual C1 after losing to Hae Ryung Kim from South Korea.
After missing the Sydney 2000 Paralympics he returned for Athens 2004 but failed to medal. In the Individual Event he lost in the quarter final. In the Team Event he didn't make it into the finals. It was his last Paralympics to date.