David Stone (cyclist)

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David Stone
Personal information
Full name David Stone
Nationality English and British
Born (1981-04-30) 30 April 1981 (age 32)
Birmingham
Residence Leeds
Sport
Sport Cycling
Event(s) Road Race and Time Trial

David Stone, MBE, (born 30 April 1981) is an English and British para-cyclist.

Stone specialises in the Road Race and Time Trial events, winning Gold Medals in both events at Paralympic and World Championship level. In 2009 he was awarded an MBE.[1]

Early life[edit]

David was born in Birmingham in 1981. He started cycling aged 8, and competed in his first race aged 15, when he was spotted by the manager of the Great Britain team.

Disability[edit]

David suffers from Cerebral Palsy.[2] He has described cycling as an outlet of frustration, and a source of freedom and enjoyment.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Competition Event Result Medal
2000 Sydney Paralympics[4] Road Race 7th Place
Time Trial 7th Place
2005 World Paracycling Championships[5] Team Sprint 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
Road Race 3rd Place Bronze medal blank.svg
Time Trial 3rd Place Bronze medal blank.svg
2006 World Paracycling Championships[6] Road Race 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
Time Trial 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
2007 World Paracycling Championships[7] Road Race 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
Time Trial 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
2008 Beijing Paralympics[8] Road Race CP1/3 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
Time Trial CP1/3 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
2009 World Paracycling Championships[9] Time Trial 2nd Place Silver medal blank.svg
2010 World Paracycling Championships[10] Road Race 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
Time Trial 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
2011 World Paracycling Championships[11] Road Race 4th Place
Time Trial 2nd Place Silver medal blank.svg
2012 London Paralympics[12] Road Race 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
Mixed Time Trial T 1-2 3rd Place Bronze medal blank.svg
2013 World Paracycling Championships[13] Road Race 1st Place Gold medal blank.svg
Time Trial 2nd Place Silver medal blank.svg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  2. ^ [2] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  3. ^ [3] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  4. ^ [4] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  5. ^ [5] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  6. ^ [6] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  7. ^ [7] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  8. ^ [8] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  9. ^ [9] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  10. ^ [10] Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  11. ^ Reports and Results Retrieved on 2011-06-13
  12. ^ [11] Retrieved on 2012-09-05
  13. ^ [12] Retrieved on 2013-06-27