Cycling was introduced as a Paralympic sport in Seoul in 1988 and is now practised in more than 40 countries. 

Depending on disability classification, riders use a bicycle, tricycle, tandem or handcycle. Para-cycling competitions include road and track events for both men and women, with cyclists grouped together according to disability classification. The main world Para-cycling events include the Paralympic Games, World Championships, European Championships and World Cups. Within Australia, the National Championships and National Handcycle Series (NHS) are the major Para-cycling events.

In 2013, with the assistance of the Cycling SA Para Cycling Coordinator, Kimberley Conte, Cycling SA added Para Cyclist classifications to its State Titles for the first time.

For more information on Para-cycling, or to get involved in the program as a cyclist or a volunteer, please email

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