Consistency in every discipline: this is what defines Team USA’s para-cyclists. On the road and on the track, it’s customary to see athletes representing the Stars and Stripes on the podiums of the UCI World Championships and Paralympic Games, whereas other nations seldom excel in both disciplines.
Germany earned the most gold medals, with a total of eight from para-cycling road events at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Team Germany impressed in hand-cycling, tricycle, and C categories on the roads of Pontal, west of Rio.
The last day of para-cycling road events was marked by a third win for Sarah Storey at the Rio Games. After her triumphs in the track individual pursuit and road time trial in the C4-5 class, the native of England struck again, winning the road race.