Mark Bristow

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Mark Bristow
Personal information
Full name Mark Bristow
Born (1962-07-08) 8 July 1962 (age 54)
 England
 Great Britain
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter

Mark Bristow MBE (born 8 July 1962) is an English paralympic cyclist.[1] Born in Nazeing near Waltham Abbey, Essex, Bristow currently resides in Sacramento, California.[2] He took up the sport of disability cycling after being injured in a bike crash in San Francisco in September 1997. Bristow's is a computer administrator, and is related to the darts player, Eric Bristow.[3]

Bristow received an MBE for services to disabled sport in the 2009 New Years Honours.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mark Bristow Bio". British Cycling. 
  2. ^ "Athlete Biography - BRISTOW Mark". Beijing Paralympics official website. 
  3. ^ "Paralympic Cycling Profiles". The British Paralympic Association. 
  4. ^ "Hoy knighted in New Year honours". BBCSport. 2008-12-31.