Gilda Brook Road, Eccles
The 2012 Paralympic Games in London were a historic event, featuring some of the world’s most talented and accomplished athletes. One of the standout performers was Sarah Storey, a British cyclist who competed in the Women’s road time trial C5 event.
Sarah Storey is a multiple Paralympic champion, having previously competed in swimming before switching to cycling. At the 2012 games, she did not disappoint and dominated the Women’s road time trial C5 event, crossing the finish line with a time of 38:24:40, more than two minutes ahead of the second-place finisher.
This victory was particularly significant for Sarah as it was her first cycling gold medal, and she became the first British female cyclist to win a gold medal in the Paralympic Games. It also helped her to become the most successful female British Paralympic cyclist of all time.
Sarah’s performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games was a testament to her hard work, dedication, and talent as an athlete. Her victory in the Women’s road time trial C5 event was a highlight of the games and a moment that will be remembered for years to come. Her achievement also serve as an inspiration for other athletes with disabilities who are looking to make their mark in the world of sports.