MORE PARALYMPIC CYCLISTS
Clara Brown. Classification: WC3 (spinal cord injury). First-time Paralympian has proven herself in World Championship events, with six career medals (two gold). Only began competitive racing three years ago.
Alicia Dana. Classification: WH3 (spinal cord injury). Two-time Paralympian who excels in time trials. Won silver in the road time trial at the 2016 Rio Games and holds two gold medals in the event in World Championship competition.
Will Groulx. Classification: MH2 (spinal cord injury). Switched to cycling for the 2016 Rio Games after three Paralympic appearances (2004 through 2012) in wheelchair rugby. Is the defending gold medalist in road racing, and won silver in the road time trial.
Cody Jung. Classification: MC4 (cerebral palsy). Won a silver medal at the 2021 World Championships in the road time trial, his best career performance. Appearing in his first Paralympics.
Aaron Keith. Classification: MC1 (resifual paralysis). Participating in his first Paralympics at age 50. Has competed in 10 World Championship competitions, winning five medals including a gold in the 2019 road time trial.
Shawn Morelli. Classification: WC4 (nerve damage, visual impairment). Two-time gold medalist in Rio, with wins in the road time trial and track pursuit events. Holds 16 career medals (12 gold) in World Championship races.
Chris Murphy. Classification: MC5 (brachial plexus injury). Participating in his second Paralympics and seeking his first medal. Has won seven career medals (two gold) at the World Championships, including two podium finishes in 2021.
Ryan Pinney. Classification: MH3 (spinal injury). Paralympic rookie and relative newcomer to international racing. Earned invitation to Tokyo with strong showings this spring at US Cycling Open and World Cup race.
Matt Rodriguez. Classification: MT2 (spinal cord injury). Attending his first Paralympics. Made international cycling debut at age 47 in the 2019 Parapan Games and won two silver medals.
Monica Sereda. Classification: WT2 (spinal and brain injuries). First-time Paralympian who began competitive cycling in 2015.