There is a new generation of Australian Para-cyclists taking the world by storm, and among them is 22-year-old Paige Greco.

At the 2019 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, she set three world records in two days, and returned home with two gold medals in the women’s 500m time trial C3 and women’s 3km individual pursuit C3.

Unbelievably, Paige is as impressive on the road as she is on the track, and at the 2019 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cups in Corridonia, Italy, and Ostend, Belgium, she won two gold medals in the women’s time trial C3, gold in the women’s road race C3 and bronze in the women’s road race C3.

Even more unbelievably, at this stage in the last Paralympic cycle, Paige was on track to represent Australia in Para-athletics at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Fast-forward four years, and the switch from Para-athletics to Para-cycling …

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Date of birth
19 February 1997
Sport
Para-cycling
Past Paralympic Games

Nil

Impairment
Physical Impairment – Right hemiplegic cerebral palsy
How acquired
Birth
Residence
Warradale, SA
Occupation
Student, retail assistant at Woolworths
Started competing
2018
First competed for Australia
2019
Sport career highlights

Finding out that she had achieved selection to the Australian team for the 2019 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Greatest sporting moments

Winning a gold medal at the 2018 Australian Para-cycling Track Nationals in Sydney, NSW

Heroes/role models

Kelly Cartwright, Felicity Johnson

Favourite quote
You don't know what your capable of until you're in the moment

Disciplines

  • Sport: Para-cycling Discipline: 3000m individual pursuit Classification: C3
  • Sport: Para-cycling Discipline: Road race Classification: C3
  • Sport: Para-cycling Discipline: Time trial Classification: C3

Social Media

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