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Emma Jørgensen
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Jørgensen at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Danish
Born 30 January 1996 (1996-01-30) (age 25)
Bursø, Denmark
Height 1.68 m
Weight 70 kg
Country Denmark
Sport Sprint kayak
Club Maribo Kajakklub
Coached by Zoltán Bakó

Emma Aastrand Jørgensen (born 30 January 1996) is a Danish sprint canoer. She and her team-mate Henriette Engel Hansen won the women's K-2 1000 m title at the 2014 World Championships.

She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal in K-1 500 metres. She was defeated by the defending champion Danuta Kozák. She won a bronze medal at the 2016 European Championships in the same category. Jørgensen competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the K-1 200 metres event, finishing behind Lisa Carrington and Teresa Portela and also in the K-1 500 metres event, finishing behind Lisa Carrington and Tamara Csipes.

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