Meg Lemon has a long-held passion for sport and healthy living and worked as a dietitian across remote Indigenous communities and rural communities in Victoria.

Meg acquired a brain injury while commuting on a bicycle and as a form of rehab and challenge to face a fear, she was encouraged to get back on a bike. Immediately, she found cycling gave her a sense of freedom and purpose and helped her forget about her differences.

In 2015 Meg was selected in the national Para-cycling team and made international debut soon after. Since then, she has won 12 national championships and finished on the podium at every UCI Road and Track event in which she has represented Australia in the past five years.

Making her Paralympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Meg claimed a bronze medal in the women’s time trial C4 event after clocking a time of 41:14.42. …

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Date of birth
5 October 1989
Past Paralympic Games

Tokyo 2020

Physical Impairment – Acquired brain injury
How acquired
Accident with a vehicle while riding a bike
Sea Cliff, SA
Started competing
First competed for Australia
Sport career highlights

Making the podium at every UCI event over the past 4 years

Greatest sporting moments

Watching and then racing in the Tour Down Under. Earlier, watching Cathy Freeman win gold at the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

Heroes/role models

Cathy Freeman, Sarah Storey, Annemiek Van Vleuten, past and present coaches

Favourite quote
'Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you’ll still be amongst the stars’ and ‘Keep smiling - it makes people wonder what you're up to!'


  • Sport: Para-cycling Classification: C4

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