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One to watch @ Rio 2016 – Karen Darke

Karen Darke, para-cycling medal winner and one of our patrons of Scottish Orienteering, will be competing in the Paralympics in Rio next week.

Silver 2012 London Paralympic Games H1-2 time-trial
Silver 2014 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships, USA H3 time-trial
Bronze 2014 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships, USA H3 road race
….to name a few of her major results but if you read her bio on the Team GB site you’ll see she plays just as hard!

Think it’s all happening on Wed 14th so tune in and cheer her on.

Update: Gold! Missed it live? pic and brief report can be found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/37363311

Discussion

2 thoughts on “One to watch @ Rio 2016 – Karen Darke

  1. And she did it! H1-3 time trial Gold despite having to put her chain back on part way through the 20km course.

    Posted by oldglutton6 | September 15, 2016, 10:31 pm
  2. Karen is also a past member of the GB TrailO team

    Posted by aberdeentomalawi | September 9, 2016, 6:27 pm

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