- 18 September 1973
Perth, Western Australia
- Paralympian and Wheelchair Track and Road Racer
- Alternative Names
- Sauvage, Louise (preferred name)
Louise Sauvage is a professional athlete and paralympian who dominated the world of wheelchair track and road racing for well over a decade. Over the course of her career, Sauvage won nine Paralympic gold medals, four Boston Marathons, and was four times the winner of the 800m Wheelchair Exhibition Race at the IAAF World Athletic Championships. She holds world records in the 1500m, 5000m and 4x100m and 4x400m relays. Louise Sauvage was Australian Female Athlete of the Year in 1999, and International Female Wheelchair Athlete of the Year in 1999 and 2000.