Rory Mead #221
|Date of Birth||31 January 1987|
|Eligible impairment||Loss of muscle power|
|Health condition||Quadriplegia (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.
|2020||Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games||5th – Men’s H2 Time Trial
5th – Men’s H1-2 Road Race