Five-time Paralympic gold medallist Kieran Modra is one of the most respected members of the Australian cycling team. A pioneer in tandem cycling, Kieran has competed in three sports at eight Paralympic Games spanning nearly three decades.
Making his Paralympic debut in 1988, Kieran represented Australia in athletics, placing 6th in javelin behind Rio 2016 Teammate and gold medallist Russell Short.
Swimming to aid his recovery from a knee injury, Kieran became so good that he was selected to compete at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, where he won bronze in the 100m and 200m backstroke.
Kieran began cycling competitively in 1995, winning his first Paralympic gold the following year.
This was followed by a dominant performance at Athens 2004, where he won gold in the track sprint tandem B1-3 and track individual pursuit tandem B1-3, as well as bronze in the road race/time trial tandem B1-3. A just …Read More