Mark Rohan

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Mark Rohan
Personal information
Nickname Red[1]
Born (1981-07-26) 26 July 1981 (age 33)[2]
Ballinahown, County Westmeath
Height 1.803 m (5 ft 11.0 in)
Team information
Discipline Road handcycle
Role Rider
Rider type Time trialist/all-rounder

Mark Rohan (born 26 July 1981) is an Irish cyclist, and a former Gaelic football and wheelchair basketball player. He competes in the H1 classification, and won two gold medals in the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[3]

He won a gold medal in the Men's road time trial H1 event and in the Men's road race H1 event.[4][5][6] Rohan is paralysed from the chest down after a serious road accident in 2001.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mark Rohan". Paracycling Ireland. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.followyourstar.ie/athlete/mark-rohan/
  3. ^ "Rohan looks to follow poster girls' route to gold". Irish Independent. 5 September 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mark Rohan wins gold for Ireland at the Paralympics". RTÉ Sport. 5 September 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Mark Rohan secures yet another gold medal for Ireland". Score. 5 September 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Paralympics 2012: Mark Rohan clinches another Irish gold". Retrieved 7 September 2012. 

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