Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: Tokyo 2020
Para sport: Para cycling
Gender: Male
Date of Birth31 January 1987
CoachStuart MacDonald
ResidesOhio, USA
Eligible impairmentLoss of muscle power
Health conditionQuadriplegia (caused by spinal cord injury)

Based in the USA, Rory Mead was a Motocross champion and was competing in the sport he loved when he sustained a spinal cord injury in 2014.

Rory made his international debut in the New Zealand Para Cycling Team at the 2018 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships producing solid results against strong international competition. Riding a hand cycle, Rory finished 4th in the Men’s Time Trial H2, and 5th in the Men’s Road Race H2.

Making his Paralympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Rory achieved 5th place in both the Men’s H2 Time Trial and H1-2 Road Race.

Paralympic Results

2020Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games5th – Men’s H2 Time Trial
5th – Men’s H1-2 Road Race