Completed a clean sweep of the individual cross-country races on the final day of last year’s Winter Paralympic Games at Salt Lake City, winning gold medals in the short, middle and long distance events. Her final gold came in the long distance event, with Dutchwoman Marjorie van de Bunt of Holland finishing second and Norway's Siw Vestengen third. Then helped her team clinch bronze in the relay.Tanja Kari is a Finnish Paralympic gold medalist in cross country skiing. 

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