Cycling

Para-cycling includes athletes who are visually impaired, have cerebral palsy, amputations, and other physical impairments. For visually impaired athletes, they will ride in tandem with a sighted guide, or a “pilot”. There are events with tricycles and hand-cycles depending on the disability of the individual. Just as the Olympics, there is track cycling and road cycling as the primary event settings.

 

Events include includes sprints, individual pursuits, the 1,000-metre time trial, road races and, road time trials for both individuals and teams.